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The 'breast is best' policy backlash - CNN

Wed, 2018-07-11 04:11

CNN

The 'breast is best' policy backlash
CNN
Breastfeeding requires education and damage control, and the sooner this is offered to pregnant women and new moms, the better the chance they have of successfully breastfeeding -- if that's what they choose to do. What this story is, then, is a look ...

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Babies fed solids earlier 'sleep better' - NHS Choices

Tue, 2018-07-10 15:39

NHS Choices

Babies fed solids earlier 'sleep better'
NHS Choices
The headline is based on the results of a new study that looked at 1,300 healthy, exclusively breastfed 3-month-old babies in England and Wales. The babies were assigned at random to either trying to start solid foods (including some foods that can ...
Babies sleep better when they begin solid food early, study saysCNN
'Babies given solid food sooner sleep better'BBC News
Babies Weaned Onto Solid Foods Sooner Sleep Longer and Wake Less Often, Study SuggestsNewsweek
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Why breastfeeding is the "gold standard" for babies' health - CBS News

Tue, 2018-07-10 13:21

CBS News

Why breastfeeding is the "gold standard" for babies' health
CBS News
Mothers who breastfeed also see health benefits themselves, including a decreased risk of postpartum hemorrhage, earlier return to pre-pregnancy weight, and a decreased risk of ovarian and breast cancer. According to a study from the World ... And ...
10 reasons the US should support breastfeeding policyMotherly Inc.
Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by US Stuns World Health OfficialsNew York Times
Breastfeeding: achieving the new normalThe Lancet

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10 reasons the US should support breastfeeding policy - Motherly Inc.

Tue, 2018-07-10 12:46

Motherly Inc.

10 reasons the US should support breastfeeding policy
Motherly Inc.
The resolution comes after authors of a United Nations-backed study released last summer called on governments to further promote breastfeeding by enforcing guidelines around formula marketing and by legislating paid maternity leave policies. Officials ...
Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by US Stuns World Health OfficialsNew York Times
Breastfeeding: achieving the new normalThe Lancet
Donald J. Trump på Twitter: "The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out. The ...Twitter

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What a Breastfeeding Dietitian Eats in a Day for Postpartum Health - Greatist

Tue, 2018-07-10 12:15

What a Breastfeeding Dietitian Eats in a Day for Postpartum Health
Greatist
Producing milk to feed a child takes a hella lot of calories—typically an average of 500 above what one needs to maintain a pre-pregnancy weight. You'll ... Do a quick online search for “foods for breastfeeding,” and oats are probably at the top of ...

The new face of medical advice: the online pregnancy forum - Washington Post

Tue, 2018-07-10 09:07

Washington Post

The new face of medical advice: the online pregnancy forum
Washington Post
Online, I did not have to endure disapproving looks from practitioners for not exclusively breast-feeding, and I took solace in the stories of others who were also feeding their babies with formula. Even today, three months after childbirth, I continue ...

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A 13-year-old forced to become mom's caregiver - Health-e News

Tue, 2018-07-10 00:41

A 13-year-old forced to become mom's caregiver
Health-e News
I can't cope in class and I don't get enough sleep because I am constantly scared that my mother will go to sleep and not wake up.” Nomfundo said ... But without money to buy formula milk, I end up breastfeeding her and never gave her the Nevirapine ...

Waterville family hopes pardon will pave way home for deported father - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Mon, 2018-07-09 19:13

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Waterville family hopes pardon will pave way home for deported father
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
When, for instance, she is invited to a delicious meal with her parents, she stops mid-bite, thinking about her husband sitting in a tiny hut in Haiti, eating rice and beans thanks to money her mother and grandparents send him, as there are no jobs and ...

Fathers of preemies open up about the reality of a baby arriving early - Infosurhoy

Mon, 2018-07-09 16:38

Fathers of preemies open up about the reality of a baby arriving early
Infosurhoy
A birth is premature if the baby arrives at least three weeks early – or, prior to 37 weeks of pregnancy. Premature babies ... Now the three men are sharing their stories, explaining the fears they had for their newborns, how they learned to become ...

Build-A-Bear is having its first annual 'Pay-Your-Age' Day - Motherly Inc.

Mon, 2018-07-09 15:02

Motherly Inc.

Build-A-Bear is having its first annual 'Pay-Your-Age' Day
Motherly Inc.
And this Thursday, July 12, is an especially good day to plan some inside time: Build-A-Bear Workshop is celebrating the first annual Pay-Your-Age-Day by offering the experience to create a new furry friend for the price equivalent of your child's age ...

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Khloe Kardashian on the difficult to decision to stop breastfeeding: 'I tried every trick in the book' - Motherly Inc.

Mon, 2018-07-09 14:12

Motherly Inc.

Khloe Kardashian on the difficult to decision to stop breastfeeding: 'I tried every trick in the book'
Motherly Inc.
For many parents, feeding is at the very top of the list for one big reason: Newborn babies eat around the clock—and if plans to breastfeed aren't working out as hoped, it can feel like a constant struggle. For Khloe Kardashian ... While Kardashian ...

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Amid Staggering Maternal and Infant Mortality Rates, Native Communities Revive Traditional Concepts of Support - Rewire.News

Mon, 2018-07-09 11:08

Rewire.News

Amid Staggering Maternal and Infant Mortality Rates, Native Communities Revive Traditional Concepts of Support
Rewire.News
Although Family Spirit provides support and education about pregnancy and child development, food budgeting, and preparation, it is the cultural and spiritual support that is most popular, according to Lyons. “People are crying out for ... For instance ...

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'I Couldn't Tell Anyone': Women Around the World Reveal Intimate Stories of Abortion - New York Times

Mon, 2018-07-09 11:03

New York Times

'I Couldn't Tell Anyone': Women Around the World Reveal Intimate Stories of Abortion
New York Times
The possible exception described in the country's Medical Code of Ethics is when an abortion would save the life of a pregnant woman, but that can be hard to determine and the ethics code does not rise to the level of national law. ..... I withdrew ...

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' simplified immunization plan for pregnant mamas - Motherly Inc.

Mon, 2018-07-09 10:49

Motherly Inc.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' simplified immunization plan for pregnant mamas
Motherly Inc.
The immunizations for measles-mumps-rubella and varicella (which are live vaccines) are not to be administered during pregnancy, but may be given postpartum even among breastfeeding mothers. Dr. Heather ... When Ayesha and Steph Curry announced the ...

'I'm going to give up breastfeeding my daughter when she's four-and-a-half': Billionaire heiress Tamara Ecclestone ... - Daily Mail

Mon, 2018-07-09 09:11

Daily Mail

'I'm going to give up breastfeeding my daughter when she's four-and-a-half': Billionaire heiress Tamara Ecclestone ...
Daily Mail
I've got a maternity nurse and I've stocked up the cupboards with formula.” 'Then [Sophia] came and the maternity nurse tried to take her away from me and I was like, “Put my child down, get away from me!” ' Her outspoken views on breastfeeding have ...

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How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk? - LA Daily News

Mon, 2018-07-09 09:03

LA Daily News

How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk?
LA Daily News
Irene Vargas is visited by Evelyn Hines, a public health nurse with Los Angeles County's Nurse-Family Partnership, to check on her and her nine-month-old baby Skyly at Vargas' mother's home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Vargas enrolled in the ...

How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk? - Long Beach Press Telegram

Mon, 2018-07-09 09:02

Long Beach Press Telegram

How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk?
Long Beach Press Telegram
Irene Vargas is visited by Evelyn Hines, a public health nurse with Los Angeles County's Nurse-Family Partnership, to check on her and her nine-month-old baby Skyly at Vargas' mother's home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Vargas enrolled in the ...

How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk? - OCRegister

Mon, 2018-07-09 09:01

OCRegister

How can Latina mothers overcome health factors that put their babies at risk?
OCRegister
Irene Vargas is visited by Evelyn Hines, a public health nurse with Los Angeles County's Nurse-Family Partnership, to check on her and her nine-month-old baby Skyly at Vargas' mother's home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Vargas enrolled in the ...

Pregnant and scared you won't be a good mother? - Aleteia EN

Mon, 2018-07-09 06:01

Aleteia EN

Pregnant and scared you won't be a good mother?
Aleteia EN
I was lying in the hospital bed, and the nurse came by to check how quick my now-empty uterus was shrinking. I must have looked shocked when she ... of your body protecting the baby. Heartburn? Your body is making room for the child at the expense of ...

Changing laws, guidelines expand screening for postpartum depression - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Mon, 2018-07-09 05:41

Changing laws, guidelines expand screening for postpartum depression
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Postpartum depression can catch many families off guard and become worrisome not just for the mom experiencing it but for the baby whose mother might have excessive worries about that baby's safety or feel a lack of connection to her baby. ... Medicaid ...