breastfeeding

By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Aug 11th, 2013
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By Laura Neil/Published 7th August 2013 The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website (PICMODELLED) The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website. The ad by “Cecilia232”, from Boulogne, has appeared on the e...
By benim
In Lifestyle
Jan 25th, 2011
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In a worrying development for equal opportunities across the globe, research from workspace solutions provider Regus has shown that the proportion of companies intending to hire more working mothers has slumped by one fifth since the same time last year. Compared with a year ago, when 44 percent of c...
By benim
In Health
Jan 21st, 2011
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Women who have survived childhood cancer could benefit if they breastfeed their own children, according to research. Cancer survivors are often at increased risk of conditions such as obesity and weak bones. Scientists from St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis concluded that breastfe...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Jan 14th, 2011
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Breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months is not necessarily best for a baby’s health, British researchers said Friday, calling into question advice given to new mothers. The team led by a paediatrician from University College London said babies fed only breast milk could suffer iron d...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 7th, 2011
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Celine Dion had “moments of lifelessness” in the weeks after giving birth to her twins. The Think Twice singer gave birth to her sons Eddy and Nelson in October and admits she suffered from mood swings and didn’t feel like her usual self when she returned home from hospital, but was soon reassured th...
By benim
In Health
Dec 31st, 2010
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Prior to giving birth to our second son, my husband and I had a serious conversation about him being the gatekeeper for visitors at the hospital. I was inspired by how my sister initiated breastfeeding right away after delivery, and wanted to do the same with our son.  My husband’s job was to determi...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
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Breastfeeding may help children achieve higher scores at schools, particularly boys, research has shown. Photo: CORBIS Researchers found that children who were predominantly breastfed for six months did better in mathematics, reading, writing and spelling. The effect was strongest in boys. It is thou...
By benim
In Health
Nov 16th, 2010
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A male scientist says he’s discovered what makes women happy. It’s a hormone called oxytocin, says Paul Zak, a researcher at Claremont Graduate University. Zak presented evidence to back his case today at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego. Produced naturally in the body, o...
By benim
In Health
Nov 16th, 2010
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More black women are choosing to reap the benefits of nursing. World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7, and more hospitals are reaching out to new mothers to boost breastfeeding and their babies’ health. Second in a series on maternal black health. “Before I nursed my son and daughter, none of the women...