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First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Parenting behaviors may place many low-income Latino infants at risk of developing obesity

Excessive television watching and formula feeding during infancy may be placing many infants at risk of developing obesity. Additionally, bottle-feeding practices as well as low rates of exclusive breastfeeding and recommended “tummy time” suggest many ... [Published Imperial Valley Press - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dad starts 'Project Breastfeeding' to help support mums

In a bid to support breastfeeding women everywhere, a US dad has decided to get more fathers involved in actively supporting breastfeeding.Hector Cruz told The Huffington Post that when his wife gave birth to their daughter, Sophia, he saw firsthand the ... [Published Essential Baby - Mar 19 2014]


Cruz also says that the act is wrongly sexualised, telling that one his friends told him "he did not allow his wife to breastfeed because her breasts were his alone, and not to be shared with anyone, even his kids”."
...of mother support networks, Dr Hessa Khalfan Al Ghazal, Director of the Executive Committee for the Sharjah Baby-Friendly Emirate Campaign, said, "Modern lifestyles are evolving, so we must also evolve our methods in sync with the times. The family and the hospital are no longer the mother's sole support circles. We appreciate that mothers of newborn babies can get extremely busy and overwhelmed - so rather than waiting for them to visit a hospital, we will be more proactive and more mobile by going to them through fellow mothers, their social networks, communities, workplaces and more. You might not be a lactation expert, but being a supportive friend is all the qualification you need to get training and advise other mothers - because moral support can be just as important as professional support." SBFEC aims at creating support groups in nurseries and workplaces, and referring mothers to them upon discharge following childbirth...
"I never, in my wildest dreams thought I'd be breastfeeding for two years, but it has worked for me this time," she said. "With my first child I had him on the bottle after three weeks."

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Study: Parenting behaviors may place many low-i... [Published Imperial Valley Press - Mar 30 2014]
Dad starts 'Project Breastfeeding' to help supp... [Published Essential Baby - Mar 19 2014]
Promoting healthy growth and preventing childho... [Published WHO - Sep 18 2013]
Yourwellness Magazine Gets Behind World Breastf... [Published PRWeb - Sep 06 2013]
Princess Budoor Al Qassimi Initiated, Sharjah B... [Published PRWeb - Sep 03 2013]
Memorial Hermann hosts Baby Fair [Published Cleveland Advocate - Aug 28 2013]
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Green economics [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 26 2013]
Nature's way simply the breast, says Natelle [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 13 2013]
UAB Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month [Published UAB Health System - Aug 09 2013]
District scores in infant health [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 08 2013]
Moms and babies participate in the Big Latch On... [Published Cleveland Advocate - Aug 03 2013]
Breastfeeding week kicks off [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 02 2013]
First lady bats for mother's milk [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 02 2013]
Leading Lady Celebrates World Breastfeeding Wee... [Published PRWeb - Aug 01 2013]
GUEST COLUMN: Help mothers meet breastfeeding c... [Published Aberdeen American News - Aug 01 2013]
Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effectiv... [Published UNICEF - Aug 01 2013]
Fairhaven Health Donates Products for Nursing M... [Published PRWeb - Jul 24 2013]
Kingwood groups hosts Big Latch On for mothers,... [Published Cleveland Advocate - Jul 12 2013]
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