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Mothers who breastfeed are less likely to neglect their children, said a Baylor College of Medicine researcher in a report that appears online in the journal Pediatrics today.
A longer breastfeeding was associated with lower body mass index at age 1, but this relationship disappeared by age 7, British researchers said.
Two new studies led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that taking maternity leave before and after the birth of a baby is a good investment in terms of health benefits for both mothers and newborns.One study found that women who started their leave in the last month of pregnancy were less likely to have cesarean deliveries, while another found that new mothers were more likely to establish breastfeeding the longer they delayed their return to work.Both papers...
Roundup: UN warns of high risk of maternal death in Africa, S. Asia By Daniel Ooko NAIROBI, Sept.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In Recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (http://www.liebertpub.com/) will provide free online access to Breastfeeding Medicine (http://www.liebertpub.com/bfm) for the entire month of August.
NORWAY - All registered nurses who work permanently in The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital have become certified breastfeeding counselors.
LONDON (Reuters) - A re-usable, lightweight suit could help save the lives of thousands of women in poor countries who die each year during childbirth, researchers said on Monday.
There's little controversy about the benefits of breastfeeding infants over giving them formula. Mother's milk is the perfect food, providing exactly the correct nourishment for newborns, while protecting them from many illnesses.