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No Benefit of Additional Foods, Fluids in Breast-Fed Infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 12:00am From Medscape Education Clinical Briefs News Author: Lara C. Pullen, PhD CME Author: Laurie Barclay, MD 12/21/2011 Clinical Context Breast-feeding provides all of the nutritional, immunologic, and psychological requirements needed for a healthy, term infant to thrive, and it also benefits maternal health and well-being. Health organizations t ... Read on »
The "Squidworth's Nose" deformity : Does breast feeding make your breasts sag? by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A study was presented at our major Plastic Surgery meeting in Baltimore which came to the conclusion that breast-feeding did not cause ptosis (drooping) of the breasts. While I haven't seen the published manuscript yet, I find this conclusion somewhat implausible clinically and flawed based on the thumbnail descriptions of the methods of ... Read on »
Minimize Breast Pain with Breast Massage and Lymph Drainage in St Petersburg Fl by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 8:37am Breast Massage for Greater Breast Health and Breast Cancer Prevention by Moving the Lymph Gentle therapeutic breast massage and lymphatic breast care are ideal for maintaining healthy breasts, reducing pain, swelling and other breast problems.  Research shows that Regular massage can help prevent and detect breast cancer.   Accord ... Read on »
Breastfeeding, Belly Fat and Diabetes: Behold the Beatification of Breast-Feeding by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 1:02pm The Holy Trinity: Madonna, Baby and The Breast As if new moms needed two fewer excuses not to breasfeed - along comes yet another study to bolster the beatification of breast-feeding.  Type 2 diabetes and belly fat.  Behold the holy benefits of breastmilk as  reported by Time magazine Researchers led by Dr. Eleanor Bimla Schwa ... Read on »
Perfecting the Breastfeeding Technique by Paty M Posted Mon 30 May 2011 4:22pm While breast feeding is nature’s way of providing the ideal nutrition for your infant, the “art” or techniques of breastfeeding might not come as naturally!  And just like learning a new skill, knowledge, practice and support from family, friends and coworkers are the key to success. It is important to discuss your decision with your do ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Incidence of Fever After Immunizations by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 12:00am News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Charles P. Vega, MD May 19, 2010 — Breast-feeding is linked to a lower incidence of fever after immunizations, according to the results of a prospective cohort study reported online May 17 in Pediatrics. "Immune response to some vaccines is different among breastfed infants compared with those w ... Read on »
Breast-feeding May Influence Long-Term Health: Study by HealthFinder Posted Mon 02 May 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Formula vs. breast-fed babies show metabolic differences in first three years of life. ... Read on »
Breastfeeding Cuts Breast Cancer Risk by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:09pm According to a new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine, mothers reduce their risk of breast cancer— even if they have family history —by breast feeding. However, researchers aren’t sure why. Why breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer is unknown. The authors suspect that when women do not breastfeed, inflammation and engorgeme ... Read on »
Exclusive Breast-Feeding for 6 Months May Protect Infants Against Common Infections by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 7:00pm From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD September 28, 2010 — Exclusive breast-feeding for 6 months, as recommended by the World Health Organization, may protect infants against common infections, according to the results of a prospective study reported online September 28 in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. "Breastfed infants ... Read on »
Weaning From Breastfeeding by Madeline G. Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 8:01pm I can’t believe I am writing this post.  Why you ask?  Because it means I am nearing the end of what I once thought was an indefinite period of time: the year of breastfeeding.  It also means that my sweet little baby is a mere 10 days from being 1.  In a year she has gone from this …   To this …   When I was preg ... Read on »