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2014-06-13 23:08:02

Healthcare professionals are sending clear messages about breastfeeding to new families, but for working women balancing, motherhood with a career all while maintaining a breastfeeding relationship can be difficult. Filled with new research, practical insights, and information about a working mother's rights, Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple is a welcome addition for families and professionals. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Praeclarus Press is excited to offer Working and...

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...

2014-05-06 14:45:21

New studies provide fresh evidence that the same factors that lead to diabetes contribute to low milk supply in some new mothers. In a study to be presented May 5, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers discovered that problems with mothers' insulin metabolism may affect their milk production. The study found that women diagnosed with low milk supply were 2.5 times more likely to have experienced gestational diabetes compared to women seen at the clinic solely because...

2014-04-29 23:09:28

Bay Area Company, My Brest Friend, is teaming up with the Milky Way Foundation to help promote their upcoming full-length documentary about the cultural and personal challenges breastfeeding women face in America. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 My Brest Friend announces their partnership with the Milky Way Foundation and is set to sponsor the release of their new breastfeeding documentary, The Milky Way. In partnership with the new documentary feature, My Brest Friend...

2014-03-26 23:21:57

Fairhaven Health’s Milkies Freeze received the prestigious Cribsie New Arrival Award, and was acknowledged as one of the best new products of 2013. The award honors the best new brands and products of 2013, as judged by the Cribsie Academy, a prestigious panel of industry leaders, experts, and celebrities. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The annual Cribsie Awards recognized Fairhaven Health’s Milkies Freeze as one of the best new products of 2013. The Cribsies recognize...

2014-02-14 23:22:21

New breast pump system makes cold weather pumping easier. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 In October, 2013, weeks before a planned announcement, word leaked out on Facebook that a new product called the “Freemie” would soon be available that would effectively allow a woman to pump breast milk without taking her shirt off. The website wasn't even finished before thousands of inquiries a day began pouring in from potential customers and resellers around the world. Moms...

2014-02-04 11:26:55

Study shows fetal sex can influence milk production A new study, co-authored by a Harvard scientist, offers the first-ever evidence that fetal sex can affect the amount of milk cows produce, a finding that could have major economic implications for U.S. dairy farmers. The study, which examined 2.4 million lactations by nearly 1.5 million dairy cows in the U.S., found that cows which gestated back-to-back daughters produce as much as 1,000 pounds more milk than those that give birth to...

Through The Stomach Is The Way To A Chimpanzee's Heart
2014-01-16 13:38:29

Max Planck Institute Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine The ability to form long-term cooperative relationships between unrelated individuals is one of the main reasons for human’s extraordinary biological success, yet little is known about its evolution and mechanisms. The hormone oxytocin, however, plays a role in it. Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany,...

2013-12-30 23:23:06

Webinar teaches lactation consultants how to go from novice to expert and to be the kind of lactation consultant they always wanted to be. Long-time lactation consultant, Dawn Kersula, guides those who are new to the field through the challenges inherent in many clinical specialties. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Lactation consultants who have passed the exam, and know have new letters behind their names, might wander what is next for them in terms of personal and professional...

2013-12-17 23:04:00

Fairhaven Health recently added the Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze to its breastfeeding support product line. The Milkies Milk-Saver collects leaking breast milk from a mother’s non-nursing side as she feeds, while the Milkies Freeze is an innovative “first in, first out” breast milk storage system. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Fairhaven Health recently acquired the popular Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze product line, the company’s newest addition to its...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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