News tagged with mothers

Germany to legalize anonymous hospital births

(AP)—The German government wants to allow women to use false names when giving birth in hospitals while still ensuring that children born this way can learn the mother's name after turning 16.

Mar 13, 2013
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Genetic mother wins surrogacy lawsuit in Ireland

The genetic mother of twins born through a surrogate pregnancy has defeated the Irish government in a landmark lawsuit and won the right to be declared the mother on the children's birth certificates.

Mar 05, 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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Human breast milk microbiome changes over time

(HealthDay)—The microbiome of breast milk is influenced by many factors, including maternal weight and how the baby was delivered, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nu ...

Jan 28, 2013
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