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Milking The Pigeon: Extracting The Mechanisms Involved
2011-09-19 11:45:11

Production of crop milk, a secretion from the crops of parent birds, is rare among birds and, apart from pigeons, is only found in flamingos and male emperor penguins.

2011-08-20 07:00:00

I Want a Breast Pump dedicated to serving the needs of new mothers. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 I Want a Breast Pump, a specialty store catering

2011-08-15 12:41:20

A newborn baby's weight loss is often used to determine how well a baby is breastfeeding, and concern about a baby which loses too much weight may result in supplementing breastfeeding with formula.

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.


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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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