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2011-08-20 07:00:00

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

2011-08-13 00:00:30

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.

2011-08-06 00:00:04

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 General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding, The Children’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 — by...

2011-08-04 07:10:00

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.

2011-06-30 08:15:00

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...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

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...

2011-06-22 00:00:34

The Covillow combines a breastfeeding cover and pillow into one unique breastfeeding accessory that provides privacy like never before Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Covillow, LLC today announced the launch of their new nursing top aimed at addressing the social, emotional and practical challenges mothers face when breastfeeding in public.

2011-05-11 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new fall collection from Motherhood Maternity® features contemporary maternity fashions inspired by the color and beauty of the forest and surrounding countryside.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help employers establish workplace lactation programs, comply with new provisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act passed into law with health care reform and to help employers adopt management strategies for 21st century success. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help...


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.