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2011-08-06 00:00:04

International campaign aims to improve the health of babies worldwide by educating the public about the important benefits of breastfeeding Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 In response to the recent Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia took part in an international effort to educate professionals and the public about the importance of giving every child the best possible start in life — by...

2011-08-03 12:37:00

Experts believe breast milk is still best, especially for premature babies. Hospital encourages moms to donate excess milk to local milk bank HOUSTON, Aug.

2011-07-12 11:30:00

New program will enhance services for expectant mothers and new families ROCKVILLE, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, the area's largest nonprofit health plan and care provider, is debuting a new program - the Newborn Club - for Kaiser Permanente members throughout Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help employers establish workplace lactation programs, comply with new provisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act passed into law with health care reform and to help employers adopt management strategies for 21st century success. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help...

2011-04-04 06:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This acquisition unifies Medela, a leading brand for breastfeeding solutions, with Bravado, an innovating leader in the nursing apparel category. Terms of the deal are not disclosed.

2011-03-30 07:56:57

Brain growth in babies is linked to the amount of time and energy mothers ‘invest’, according to this study.

2011-03-01 08:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the launch of the 2011 Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence - an exciting expansion of the Lactation Consultant Hall of Excellence.

2011-02-23 00:00:42

A new baby bottle design proves to be a lifesaver for new moms allowing them to breastfeed longer.

2011-02-16 12:14:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the US and Canada, new moms are being introduced to a new type of baby bottle.

2011-01-27 08:15:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of moms who choose to breastfeed and/or breastpump, Medela is launching a new application for the iPhone and iPod touch.


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