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2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending the rights of women. (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 On International Women’s Day, we seek to reaffirm our commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award helps to provide opportunities for women, especially those whom are marginalised, and to build their...

2014-02-27 18:39:10

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusively breastfeeding until...

2014-02-26 12:25:56

Only 12 percent without coverage take classes; suggests more breastfeeding support needed, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. The American...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. The...

2014-02-10 12:25:20

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on March 7, according to a statement released today by the U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Clitoraid. Chantal Compaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso, will preside at the ceremony. The hospital was built with donated funds and through the efforts of worldwide volunteers. "Having Chantal...

2014-01-23 23:22:17

Leading Lady will be cheering on pro golfer Danah Bordner as she represents the Loving Moments by Leading Lady team as an official spokesmom and breastfeeding advocate. Bahamas (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Pro golfer and Loving Moments by Leading Lady spokesmom Danah Bordner will take a swing at 2014 starting with the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic competition. Held in the Bahamas, this second-year event is the perfect tropical stage for Bordner to start off this year’s tour with a strong...

2014-01-06 20:20:35

Peabody pens fictional novel backed with raw, personal insight on delicate issue MAITLAND, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In When the Games Froze ($17.99, paperback, 9781628711790; $27.99, hardcover, 9781628711806; $8.99, e-book, 9781628711813), the new book by A.M. Peabody, readers will be informed about the little-known, heinous act of female genital mutilation. Her storyline surrounds protagonist, Nana, a woman from Ghana, who was genitally mutilated as a child....

2013-11-29 23:03:16

Comfort & Harmony™ commends working mom Hilaria Baldwin on her commitment to breastfeeding. Hilaria is the wife of actor Alec Baldwin. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Alec Baldwin’s wife Hilaria gave birth to the couple’s first child on August 23. Two months later she was looking healthy and fit at a premiere in New York City. The new mom said she was exclusively breastfeeding and back at work, reported E-online (10.25.13). Comfort & Harmony™, the company behind the mombo™...

2013-11-21 23:24:52

Comfort & Harmony™, brand of Kids II®, shares tips for balancing work and breastfeeding. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Many moms with full time careers want to continue breastfeeding after they return to work. While challenging, it can be done. Planning and commitment are two key ingredients for moms who want to successfully continue breastfeeding after returning to work, said SheKnows.com (7.26.13). Comfort & Harmony™, the company behind the mombo™ breast feeding pillow,...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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