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2009-11-23 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's support for women's reproductive justice is strong - and he stands in solidarity with Catholics across the United States.

2009-11-17 10:51:00

Eight-Year Worldwide Study Finds U.S. Lacking Compared to Other Nations on Paid Sick Days, Paid Paternal Leave, Breastfeeding, Other Worker Supports WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-10-06 01:15:00

(Editor's note: Sometimes it's hard to tell whether you're tackling motherhood in the 21st century -- or being tackled by it. This is the latest in a series of reflections by UPI writers.) SKOKIE, Ill., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A friend once euphemistically referred to my style as intensive parenting.

2009-08-07 16:36:32

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2009-07-31 14:35:00

To mark the arrival of World Breastfeeding Week, the World Health Organization announced that breastfeeding could save 1.3 million children’s lives each year.

2009-07-30 09:27:32

A systematic literature review of mothers' experiences with bottle-feeding found that while mothers recognize the benefits of breastfeeding, those who bottle-feed with infant formula do not receive adequate information and support from their healthcare providers and thus, ultimately put their baby's health at risk.

2009-07-28 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Motherhood Maternity, in partnership with the National Football League(R), announced today a brand new way for expectant women everywhere to show off their team spirit.

2009-07-09 12:52:00

NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Glamourmom(R) founder and inventor Line Rothman announced today that this August she will donate 200 Glamourmom Nursing Bra Tanks to the Baby Buggy organization to benefit moms in need in celebration of Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Ms.

2009-06-29 09:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's largest maternity apparel retailer, today reaffirmed its commitment to provide journalists with accurate and up-to-date information by launching a comprehensive Media section on its website, www.destinationmaternitycorp.com.

2009-05-27 12:06:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fall 2009 collection from Motherhood Maternity was inspired by color, comfort, and cozy layers. Once again, Motherhood delivers on-trend fashion fit to compliment the expectant woman's curves, all at a price her wallet will love.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.