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Fathers of low-income children support breastfeeding but are unsure how to influence or help their child’s mother with breastfeeding.
New research analyses maternal breastfeeding in Spain throughout the second half of the twentieth century.
The Covillow, which combines a breastfeeding cover and pillow into one unique breastfeeding accessory, enters the retail market at the worldâ€™s largest Childrenâ€™s Trade Fair. Austin,
I Want a Breast Pump dedicated to serving the needs of new mothers. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 I Want a Breast Pump, a specialty store catering
On the 62nd anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, the Global Justice Center leads a consortium of human rights groups in urging the President to lift abortion restrictions on all US humanitarian aid for victims of rape in armed conflict. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 Thousands of girls and women raped and impregnated in armed conflict are routinely denied abortions imposing additional suffering on these victims.
International campaign aims to improve the health of babies worldwide by educating the public about the important benefits of breastfeeding Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 In response to the recent Surgeon Generalâ€™s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia took part in an international effort to educate professionals and the public about the importance of giving every child the best possible start in life â€” by...
CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonly, when a mother leaves the hospital with her new baby, she is given samples of infant formula and coupons from the manufacturer.
OAKLAND, Calif., Aug.
Coalition supports access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare services WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholics for Choice, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, in coalition with more than a dozen faith-based organizations, will participate in a briefing today on Capitol Hill to highlight religious support for access to a comprehensive range of reproductive healthcare...
NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Left without the legal protection of husbands after the ugly bloodletting of 1994, fifty women stood together in Rwanda to form AVEGA Agahozo, the Association of Widows of the Genocide, and 17 years later they are still helping one another and thousands of other survivors to get on with the business of living. For their work, the group will receive the 2011 Women's Rights Prize of The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, a $500,000 unrestricted cash...
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