News tagged with breastfeeding mothers
Human breastmilk responds quickly to protect the child when there is an infection in mothers or babies, according to new international research led by The University of Western Australia.
Immunology May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UNC researchers are launching a 5-year study aimed at understanding the role of oxytocin in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
South Africa's health minister on Monday launched a new single dose anti-AIDs drug which will simplify the world's biggest HIV treatment regime to just one life-saving pill a day.
HIV & AIDS Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Persuading moms to breastfeed: Study examines effects of government nutrition program on choice to use infant formula
One of the federal government's goals in tweaking the content of its food packages for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program was to encourage more new mothers to breastfeed. The changes, which took effect ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Concerns about maternal or child health and lactation or milk-pumping problems are the major reasons why mothers stop breastfeeding earlier than desired, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Breastfeeding can be a difficult time for both mother and baby, so using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain or eating oatmeal to increase milk production are among the folk remedies that women pass ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to extreme heat can cause illness and even death for some people. But there are several small steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Breastfeeding can be a difficult time for both mother and baby, so using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain or eating oatmeal to increase milk production are among the folk remedies that women pass ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study involving researchers from Murdoch University, Curtin and Flinders universities has examined the use of nutritional supplements by pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and found potential ...
Pediatrics Nov 19, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
What kind of mothers do feminists make? According to a new study by Miriam Liss and Mindy Erchull, from the University of Mary Washington in the US, feminist mothers endorse the importance of the time-intensive, hands-on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
'Safe' levels of arsenic in drinking water found to compromise pregnant/lactating mothers, offspring
Exposure to arsenic in drinking water at the level the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently deems as safe in the United States (10 parts per billion) induces adverse health outcomes in pregnant and lactating ...
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians and other breastfeeding advocates often encourage new mothers to breastfeed their babies for at least the first six months of their infants' lives based on the purported health benefits to both mothers and children. ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Advising women to breastfeed exclusively for six months may be "unhelpful" and far too idealistic, suggests a qualitative study of new mothers, their partners, and close relatives, published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New evidence from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Epidemiology Unit, in Cambridge, suggests that breastfed babies may be more irritable than their bottle-fed counterparts.
Health Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0