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2009-01-08 09:51:29

Two new studies led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that taking maternity leave before and after the birth of a baby is a good investment in terms of health benefits for both mothers and newborns.One study found that women who started their leave in the last month of pregnancy were less likely to have cesarean deliveries, while another found that new mothers were more likely to establish breastfeeding the longer they delayed their return to work.Both papers...

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2009-01-05 09:53:03

Two new studies led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that taking maternity leave before and after the birth of a baby is a good investment in terms of health benefits for both mothers and newborns. One study found that women who started their leave in the last month of pregnancy were less likely to have cesarean deliveries, while another found that new mothers were more likely to establish breastfeeding the longer they delayed their return to work. Both papers...

2008-08-27 12:01:29

By Chris Treadway Two new benches have been added to Point Isabel Regional Shoreline, the popular dog park at the foot of Central Avenue in Richmond. The current issue of the Pido Pointer, the newsletter of the Point Isabel Dog Owners and Friends group, notes that one bench honors the memory of Sgt. Darryl Tsujimoto, who led the K9 unit of the San Francisco Police Department. Tsujimoto was 41 when he collapsed and died of a heart attack during a 2006 canine training exercise on Treasure...

2008-08-12 09:15:00

New breastfeeding study in U.S. shows most moms quit early WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- While the U.S. government's health agency recently reported that more moms than ever give breastfeeding a try, a new national study in U.S. released on Monday shows most moms do not stick with it as long as they should. Although 77 percent of moms nationally start to breastfeed, the new study conducted by Brigham Young University found that only 36 percent of babies are breastfed through six months,...

2008-07-16 15:01:08

FARMINGTON - Franklin Memorial Hospital is providing a lactation program as a benefit to its employees who are nursing mothers. The program provides a "Mother's Room" for expressing milk in a secure environment utilizing hospital-grade breast pumps and, if needed, consultation services by the hospital's lactation counselors. Hospital organizers, who say the program has been found to reduce absenteeism and improve productivity, are in hopes that other businesses will follow their lead and...


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