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2014-08-19 16:28:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black Breastfeeding Week (August 25-31) is kicking off its second year with the launch of #BlackFamsRock, a unique social media experience designed to celebrate the power and beauty of black families and raise awareness about breastfeeding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137554 Created in partnership with Lowekey Media's SongBooth App, the #BlackFamsRock Experience invites families to upload a 30-second video of their...

2014-08-11 16:27:32

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seleni Institute was honored last week to welcome the first female Speaker of the US House of Representatives in US history and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to tour its facility and learn more about both Seleni and the mental health issues women face during their reproductive years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135155 Leader Pelosi said, "The Seleni Institute is a remarkable model for caring for women's...

2014-08-04 23:06:57

Loving Moments by Leading Lady partners with WIC offices nationwide to support moms who cannot afford nursing bras with donation of $15,000 worth of nursing apparel. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Loving Moments by Leading Lady, a fun, stylish and affordable nursing and maternity line available in WalMart, is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and supporting new moms by donating $15,000 worth of nursing bras to deserving women. Through this donation, Loving Moments is offering...

2014-07-23 23:20:13

Fashionable, Convenient, Versatile and Easy to Use Nursing Scarf & Breastfeeding Cover That Provides Quality, Style and Full Coverage Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Itzy Ritzy has introduced the next big thing in nursing, the Nursing Happens™ Infinity Breastfeeding Scarf. Easily transforming from a trendy scarf to a soft, breathable nursing cover, the product is designed to be convenient and easy to use with no snaps, buckles, or complicated wrapping required. The Infinity...

2014-07-23 23:15:19

We would say this is the greatest advancement in Mother Baby Care & Skin to Skin Clothing in decades. Precious Image Creations learned the benefits of Skin To Skin in 2003. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The benefits of contact with Skin to Skin clothing (http://preciousimagecreations.com/) cannot be measured. Over 3,000 research articles and evidence have caused birthing centers, and commissions controlling birthing centers, to require the Mom to be in Skin to Skin Contact with...

2014-07-21 23:11:20

Free to Breastfeed: Voices of Black Women, a new book by Jeanine Valrie Logan and Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, shares the raw, inspiring and triumphant experiences of Black women who breastfeed their babies. Praeclarus Press is proud to share this book as a new and valuable resource in preparation for World Breastfeeding Month awareness celebrations and campaigns. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 In recent years there has been an increased awareness about the disparities in breastfeeding...

2014-07-15 23:11:26

Always committed to celebrating and honoring women's health-related topics, Praeclarus Press is pleased to announce the release of three new breastfeeding books. Finding Sufficiency, To Three and Beyond and Working and Breastfeeding Made Simple address important but often under-discussed topics important to breastfeeding mothers and those who support them. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Praeclarus Press adds to its growing collection of breastfeeding books with three new titles...

2014-06-30 23:19:21

Breastfeeding is proclaimed as natural and normal, but what happens when there are physiological reasons that prevent mothers from being able to nurse their babies. Finding Sufficiency explores Insufficient Glandular Tissue (IGT), an often untouched subject with the hope of helping mothers and professionals alike, gain a deeper understanding of the challenges some mothers encounter. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Many healthcare professionals who work with pregnant women and babies...

2014-06-10 23:13:19

In the United States, it is uncommon to see children breastfed past infancy, but certainly there are families in our culture who embrace full-term breastfeeding. Examining this practice among women from all walks of life, and all over the world, To Three and Beyond brings to light the stories of the mothers who choose to embrace breastfeeding relationships that extend past society's norms. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends...

2014-05-05 12:28:20

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today, we're launching our second annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 5-11," said Nadine Gary, Clitoraid spokesperson. "We invite women worldwide to defend, explore and rejoice in their right to sexual pleasure." Although Clitoraid focuses on clitoral repair surgery for women suffering effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), its central mission is to raise public awareness. "In some African countries, 98 percent...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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