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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 breastfeeding newborns...

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. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because of the proven health benefits for infants, Texas Children's Hospital advocates feeding breast milk to babies and encourages breastfeeding moms nationwide to donate to their local milk bank. Not only does the hospital provide numerous breastfeeding support services, it also follows a protocol...

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. Kaiser Permanente launched the Newborn Club to help new mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges, and provide...

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. The acquisition of Ontario-based Bravado Designs enables Medela to even better provide breastfeeding solutions that meet the lifestyle needs of today's mothers. Together with Bravado, Medela can complement its product range with fashionable nursing lingerie and...

2011-03-30 07:56:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Brain growth in babies is linked to the amount of time and energy mothers "Ëœinvest', according to this study. The study of 128 mammal species, including humans, shows that brain growth in babies is determined by the duration of pregnancy and how long they suckle. The Durham University research concludes that the longer the pregnancy and breastfeeding period in mammals, the bigger the baby's brain grows. The researchers say the findings reinforce the...

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. The program will now honor the hard-work, dedication and best practices of lactation consultants, as well as other professional and community breastfeeding advocates. The Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence inductees will be announced during World Breastfeeding Week in August 2011 and will be...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

A new baby bottle design proves to be a lifesaver for new moms allowing them to breastfeed longer. The breast like design has been accepted by specialists as a good tool for breastfeeding mothers. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Across the US and Canada, new moms are being introduced to a new type of baby bottle. Lactation specialists, nurses, and physicians are introducing the mimijumi "Very Hungry" bottle as a way to make it easier to breastfeed longer. Karen Todaro, a Registered...

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. Lactation specialists, nurses, and physicians are introducing the mimijumi "Very Hungry" bottle as an easier means to breastfeed longer. Karen Todaro, a Registered Nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, owns Bosom Babies, a breastfeeding and baby boutique in Covington, Louisiana. She states that mimijumi's "Very Hungry" 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. iBreastfeed is free and available now through the iTunes App Store. iBreastfeed will give moms helpful information and practical advice throughout their breastfeeding experience. It also helps moms and caregivers manage babies' daily activities. The App's features include a locator to find local breastfeeding...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.