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2013-07-18 23:03:39

The lack of guidelines for breastfeeding support coverage under the Affordable Care Act's Women's Prevention Services has created chaos for providers and patients alike. The National Breastfeeding Center and the United States Breastfeeding Committee have published a Model Policy aimed at helping insurers better understand what breastfeeding services and equipment should be covered in order to support improving our population's health. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 In...

2013-07-08 10:51:30

Why do so many mothers have difficulty making enough milk to breastfeed? A new study by scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of California Davis adds to their previous research implicating insulin's role in lactation success. The study is the first to describe how the human mammary gland becomes highly sensitive to insulin during lactation. It is also the first study to get an accurate picture of how specific genes are switched on in the human...

2013-06-25 23:26:42

Crazy for Milk’s author, Kathryn Michaels exposes the truth behind what happens when a new mother gets obsessed with breastfeeding. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 It’s summer time – the top season for births in the US. Every mom-to-be wants to be happy and entertain only good thoughts during her pregnancy, without worrying too much about the aftermath when she has to start breastfeeding her newborn infant but it isn’t easy. Not everyone can be happily obsessed with breastfeeding like Kim...

2013-05-31 23:04:53

Kathryn Michaels, author of “Crazy for Milk”, unravels the mystery behind embracing fatherhood for new dads this coming Father´s Day. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 It´s three a.m. and the baby is still crying. Exhaustion, sleep deprivation and lack of intimacy with your partner have become a normal part of life over the past few months. With approximately 4 million babies born in the United States annually and Father´s Day just around the corner, is it any wonder that...

2013-05-28 23:20:24

Crazy for Milk, Kathryn Michaels´ book unveils the unspoken story of a wife confronted with breastfeeding, a new baby and motherhood. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Author Kathryn Michaels reveals the confessions of a new mother obsessed with lactation, as she struggles to maintain the perfect balance between the needs of her newborn, her husband and herself in “Crazy for Milk”. It is the memoir of a millennium mom who has to juggle her career ambitions, her duties as a wife and her...

2013-05-24 23:21:18

As the nation pauses to honor its military service members this Memorial Day, Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an important new resource designed to assist breastfeeding and nursing mothers serving in the United States military. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 As the nation pauses to honor its military service members this Memorial Day, Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an important new resource designed to assist breastfeeding and nursing mothers...

2013-05-20 23:01:59

Mombo from Comfort & Harmony featured at conference of the US Lactation Consultant Association this past weekend. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Mombo from Comfort & Harmony was featured at the first national conference of the US Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) May 2nd — 5th. The conference hosted lactation experts including nurses, doctors and other health professionals. The USLCA annual conference is a trade show aimed at helping lactation professionals discover and learn...

2013-02-27 23:04:07

A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine found that previous sexual assault has a pervasive negative effect on new mothers' sleep, well-being,and risk of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, but breastfeeding lessens these effects. The study of 6410 new mothers was authored by Praeclarus Press' Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, and Zhen Cong and Thomas Hale from Texas Tech University. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Sexual assault has a pervasive...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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