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New UNFPA Report Links Peace, Security and Development to Womenâ€™s Rights and Empowerment When women have access to the same rights and opportunities as men, they are more resilient to conflict and disaster and can lead reconstruction and renewal efforts in their societies, according to The State of World Population 2010, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. London (Vocus) October 20, 2010 When women have access to the same rights and opportunities as men,...
While more American mothers are breastfeeding today, non-Hispanic Black/African American women are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding, primarily due to a lack of desire and lack of self-efficacy.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, announced today a new and improved return policy in all of its Destination MaternityÂ®, A Pea in the PodÂ®, and Motherhood MaternityÂ® stores.
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.
Carole Brite brings decade of commitment to Planned Parenthood, 25 years of financial and management experience to new role CHICAGO, Aug.
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Special Issue and Other Select Articles to be Made Freely Available Online In support of World Breastfeeding Week 2010, Elsevier - the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services - is pleased to open access to selected articles related to breastfeeding from the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, Midwifery and the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
Babies who are looked after by relatives, friends, and neighbors while their mothers are at work, are less likely to be breastfed.
NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International human rights organization Equality Now welcomes the AAP's decision to withdraw its ill-conceived revised policy statement on female genital mutilation (FGM) issued on April 26, 2010.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Commissioner Angela Who: Bradstreet Denise Padres, Deputy Chief, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Wendy Wright, Lactation Consultant and Founder of Lactation Navigation, LLC What: Seminar & Networking Event Thursday, May 13 - three events When: throughout the day 8:00 -9:00 12:00 Noon 5:00 -...
MCHENRY, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Women's Health Week, Medela today announced the availability of resources and services to help employers create a supportive workplace for nursing mothers.
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