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2012-04-18 22:10:33

An unprecedented study of intra-uterine lactation in the tsetse fly, published 18 April 2012 in Biology of Reproduction's Papers-in-Press, reveals that an enzyme found in the fly's milk functions similarly in mammals, making the tsetse a potential model for lipid metabolism during mammalian lactation.

2012-02-18 08:00:00

Xpecting Boutique announced today that they have expanded their selection and now stock a vast assortment of nursing essentials.

2012-02-10 21:30:00

SoCalMD representative Dwight Cromie recently had the opportunity to speak with Jenny Pricer, a senior lactation consultant at Parkview Community Hospital about their new Baby-Friendly designation,

2011-10-03 12:42:27

New research analyses maternal breastfeeding in Spain throughout the second half of the twentieth century.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.