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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 »
Breast-Feeding Until 4 Months May Protect Infants From Respiratory, GI Infections by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD June 21, 2010 — Breast-feeding until age 4 months is linked to lower rates of respiratory and gastrointestinal (GI) infection morbidity, according to the results of a population-based, prospective, cohort study reported online June 21 in Pediatrics. "Exclusive breastfeeding seems to decreas ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding for 6 Months May Prevent Infant Infections by HealthFinder Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 10:00am healthnewslink The longer a baby is exclusively breast-fed, the lower the risk, research shows. TU ... Read on »
Breast-Feeding for 6 Months May Prevent Infant Infections by Medline Plus Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 6:00am The longer a baby is exclusively breast-fed, the lower the risk, research shows By Alan Mozes Tuesday, September 28, 2010 TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Children who derive all their nutrition from breast-milk during their first six months of life are less prone to a host of ... Read on »
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: Breast Feeding a Baby With Down Syndrome by Lisa Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 12:00am DISCLAIMER: I do have a decidedly pro-breast feeding bent. However, this post is not intended to judge or criticize anyone who chooses not to, or who for whatever reason can't, breast feed. My intention is only to share my own experience in the hope of correcting some misconceptions and giving hope and encouragement to any new moms out there ... Read on »
August is National Breastfeeding Month by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 04 Aug 2011 11:00am August is National Breastfeeding Month, which is fitting because breastfeeding is once again spiking in popularity among new moms as the preferred method of feeding their newborn babies.  Breastfeeding is a personal choice that all mothers make and this trend is very healthy because breastfeeding provides so many benefits to both the mothe ... Read on »
UK Breastfeeding Laws Set to Change in Six Months by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:31pm Debated for many years, it looks like finally mothers will be allowed to breast feed their children in any public place, including trains, bars and restaurants. Later this year, laws will be introduced in parliament that will make it an offence to top a woman from breast-feeding a baby aged up to six months. At the moment, women could face c ... Read on »
“Drunk Breastfeeder” Gets 6 Months in Jail by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 6:48pm Stacey Avarinia, best know for being the woman behind the “drunk breastfeeding” case, was sentenced today in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The judge gave her 18 months in jail but suspended all but 6 months of the sentence. Judge Sonja Clapp said she could reduce her sentence by getting substance abuse treatment. I wonder, is her allegedly w ... Read on »
August in National Breastfeeding Month by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jul 2011 7:00am August is National Breastfeeding Month, which is fitting because breastfeeding is once again spiking in popularity among new moms as the preferred method of feeding their newborn babies. Breastfeeding is a personal choice that all mothers make and this trend is very healthy because breastfeeding provides so many benefits to both the mother and ... Read on »
Breastfeeding Month by pehpot Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 4:24pm August is breastfeeding month.And if you must know, I support breastfeeding and I advocate it. There is so much benefits breastfeeding can give. Imagine being able to feed your baby even if you're only on your lingerie . If you are on bottle feeding, you need to wear your robe, your shirt before even standing up to prepare a formula for the baby. ... Read on »