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The levels of environmental contaminants in a mother's body decrease during breast-feeding.
Employers need tools and resources to close the implementation gap Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has issued a response to the U.S.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaymie Gomez, former fashion publicist and wife to Black Eyed Peas singer Taboo, will be designing a line of breastfeeding loungewear for nursing mothers.
MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today the award recipients from its November Virtual Human Milk (breastmilk) Collection Campaign in honor of the March of Dimes' National Prematurity Awareness Month.
MCHENRY, Ill., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela will host its second annual Human Milk (breast milk) Collection Campaign in honor of the March of Dimes' National Prematurity Awareness Month.
Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain high rates of breast-feeding in very sick babies--newborns with complex birth defects requiring surgery and intensive care.
Women who have survived breast cancer should not be denied the opportunity to breast-feed their children.
Mothers who did not breastfeed their children have significantly higher rates of type 2 diabetes later in life than moms who breastfed, report University of Pittsburgh researchers.
The hormone oxytocin has come under intensive study in light of emerging evidence that its release contributes to the social bonding that occurs between lovers, friends, and colleagues.
OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and Kaiser Permanente believes that one of the most important choices a mother can make to promote the health of her family is to choose to breastfeed exclusively.
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