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
If I could sum up my breast-feeding ordeal in one image, it would be me sitting in a hospital bed with one of my newborn sons cradled in my arms.
Pediatrics Dec 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 5
(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
A simulated clinical experience guiding future pediatricians through interactions with breastfeeding moms appears to put the doctors at ease with the sensitive and important health topic, researchers say.
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low rates of breastfeeding in the UK are costing the NHS millions of pounds, reveals a report compiled by British academics, including researchers from Oxford University.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
"Rooming in," keeping mother and her newborn in the same room 24/7 to encourage breastfeeding has been a popular initiative of The WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Hospital. A new review from The Cochrane Library finds ...
Health Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—DNA sequencing has provided evidence of HIV-1 transmission from an infected woman breastfeeding her niece in South Africa, drawing attention to infant feeding practices and the need for ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An international team of researchers has found that certain bioactive components found in human milk are associated with a reduced risk of HIV transmission from an HIV infected mother to her breast-fed infant. Their study ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A top Taiwanese museum has been fined for preventing a woman from breastfeeding, the first such case since a law was enacted to protect the right to breastfeed in public, authorities said Tuesday.
Health Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Persistent and loud snoring in young children is associated with problem behaviors, according to a new study published online in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Breast milk is one of the most important components of infant care. It provides complete nutrition and helps to prevent and fight infections. And its also safer in much of ...
Health Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- The real issue with breast-feeding is this: Too few infants who could really benefit from it are getting mom's milk.
Pediatrics May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1