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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 »
Teens Breast-fed as Infants Have Stronger Leg Muscles by HealthFinder Posted Fri 07 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink They did better on horizontal jump, 'explosive strength' tests, study finds FRIDAY, ... Read on »
The Good Old Days by Lisa .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am I was talking to my sister the other day about breastfeeding. Her son is almost a teenager so it has been some time since she was feeding a baby. I seemed to remember her having trouble with it. Me- “Didn’t you have trouble and have to take some kind of medication, like a nose-spray or something?” Lynne- “No.” Me- “So what did ... Read on »
Rising numbers of new mothers breastfeeding by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 9:24am August is National Breastfeeding month, and the CDC has released some encouraging news: between 2000 and 2010 the percentage of new mothers who chose to nurse their babies has climbed. In 2000, 35 percent of new moms nursed for six months, and 16 percent nursed for at least one year; in 2010 those numbers rose to 49 percent and 27 percent.1 Thi ... Read on »
Lydia Stewart on child abuse, parenting, and children’s rights by Jessica P. Posted Mon 29 Mar 2010 4:59pm In 2008 Sonoma County received 10,051 calls to their child abuse hotline. 2,638 reports were serious enough to require investigation. 174 children were removed from unsafe and abusive homes.   April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in the United States. One organization that works directly with families and children on this issue is the ... Read on »
Blame Mom for High School Beer Binges: The Power of a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 19 Feb 2010 10:37am Do you think your teenager will drink alcohol? On a scale from 1 to 10, how likely do you think it your child will drink alcohol regularly as a teenager? Moms who underestimate the chances may actually prevent kids from drinking.  That's good news, believing your kid won't drink can discourage your teen from drinking.  But the opposi ... Read on »
Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 9:00pm Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Vitamin D Council International Q&A by Mark Pegram Posted Sun 16 May 2010 2:02am Below is a recent newsletter from Dr. Cannell of the Vitamin D Council for a Q&A on international issues with vitamin D.  I found the letter on acne, accutane, and the interaction to be of particular interest.  It is amazing to think how we have ignored the science since 1938.  Check out the letter from Eric, Scotland and the response to read t ... Read on »
6 Ways You Sabotage Yourself When You’re Feeling Fat (And How to Stop!) by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Oct 2011 3:38pm Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Raw Food for Women Raw Food for Kids Raw Food for Men Natural Body Care Uncategorized 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Blendtec Blender Are You Getting Enough Calcium on the ... Read on »
What About Afterward? by NicoleD Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:04pm We talk a lot about pregnancy and birth on this blog, but what about after baby comes? There are so many options to consider before baby even makes her arrival, from vaccination and circumcision, to breastfeeding and diapering, there are so many things to work through. This post will, hopefully, set you on a course to helping navigate all of ... Read on »