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2013-09-20 23:00:26

NLIRH honored for use of social media in lifting the voices of Latinas for reproductive justice NEW YORK (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) announces its award for best nonprofit in social media from Latinos in Tech Innovation & Social Media (LATISM), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through digital media. Other nominees in the nonprofit...

2013-09-10 23:19:17

Comfort & Harmony™ Encourages New Moms to Breastfeed, Offers Tips and Recommends the mombo™ Nursing Pillow (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 A recent article published for Breastfeeding Month gave tips on increasing the long-term success of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding may be natural, but acquiring a comfortable technique often takes practice. Many new moms struggle with breastfeeding, and Comfort & Harmony™ hopes they do not give up before trying the mombo™ breast feeding...

2013-08-30 23:19:42

Comfort & Harmony™ weighs in on new data that shows breastfeeding rates have continued to rise over the past decade. The company recommends the mombo™ nursing pillow as a gift for new moms. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Breastfeeding rates are rising across the county, reported CBS News (8.1.13). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2013 Breast Feeding Report Card found that 77 percent of new mothers are breastfeeding their babies. This is a 4 percent increase...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

2013-08-06 13:06:46

A new analysis has found that mothers who are more extroverted and less anxious are more likely to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed than mothers who are introverted or anxious. Published early online in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, the study indicates that new mothers with certain personalities may need additional support and education to help them feel confident, self assured, and knowledgeable about breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is important for the health of both mother and...

Breastfeeding Boosts IQ
2013-07-30 09:11:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have been espousing the benefits of breastfeeding for years, and a new study in JAMA Pediatrics has found further evidence breastfeeding can boost babies' intelligence. While previous studies have made a similar connection, experts said the new study took steps to account for the mother's IQ and the child's upbringing, which other studies have failed to do as comprehensively. Based on the latest study's...

2013-07-12 23:30:04

Inaugural Fitness Challenge “Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe!” Aims To Support All Moms By Removing Barriers To Healthy Infant Feeding; Coincides With National Breastfeeding Month Little Silver, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Determined to put prevention first and give every mom and baby the chance to thrive, the Best for Babes® Foundation and Breastfeeding USA are launching the national Team We’ve Got Your Back, Babe! to ensure that more mothers get individualized support and...

2013-06-27 23:53:42

The Global Justice Center lauds the Security Council for passing Resolution 2106 on June 24, 2013. This marks the first time a Security Council Resolution explicitly calls for UN entities and donor countries to provide “non-discriminatory and comprehensive health services, including sexual and reproductive health,” representing a significant milestone for girls and women impregnated through war rape. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 24, 2013 [NEW YORK,...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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