News tagged with breastfeeding

Postpartum anxiety more common than depression

(HealthDay)—Postpartum anxiety is more common than depression in the days and months following delivery, and is associated with adverse maternal heath outcomes and reduced duration of breastfeeding, according ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Most moms stop breastfeeding earlier than they desire

(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.

Feb 19, 2013
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Ovarian cancer risk reduced by prolonged lactation

Curtin University researchers have found that women who breastfeed their babies have significantly reduced rates of ovarian cancer in a study that extends what was known about the beneficial effects of breastfeeding on mothers.

Feb 01, 2013
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Breastfeeding tips women share intrigue doctors

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 ...

Jan 07, 2013
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