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Woman allegedly caught cat nursing on Delta Airlines flight

(WTVO) – A woman on a Delta Airlines flight reportedly began nursing her cat during the flight and refused to stop when confronted by crew. According to Newsweekthe incident happened on a flight from Syracuse, New York to Atlanta, Georgia. A now viral post on social media shows a screenshot of an ACARS (Aircraft Communications […]

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Cautious optimism over China’s plan to promote breastfeeding

China predicts that more than half of the country’s infants in their first six months will be exclusively breastfed by 2025 and introduces a series of measures, including protecting the rights of new mothers in the workplace, to achieve this. objective. Employers are prohibited from extending the working hours of breastfeeding women or assigning them […]

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Breastfeeding can chase away the baby blues

ST. LOUIS — According to the CDC, between 11% and 20% of women who give birth each year in the United States have symptoms of postpartum depression, which is the greatest risk factor for maternal suicide and infanticide. But a new study suggests that breastfeeding may statistically reduce the risk of postpartum depression. Dabney Vaccaro […]

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Pregnant, breastfeeding or trying? Here’s what COVID-19 means for you

As the United States continues to see low vaccination rates among pregnant women, UC San Diego Health experts take a look at the latest research Learn more about Faniel and our experts in the latest episode of UC San Diego Health’s N Equals One podcast. As the holidays and winter approach, concerns about COVID-19 infections […]

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BID-Plymouth receives DPH Breastfeeding Excellence Award

PLYMOUTH — In recognition of its commitment to racial equity in supporting breastfeeding in the hospital setting, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth has received the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Breastfeeding Excellence Award. BID-Plymouth was one of only 15 maternity hospitals in the state to receive this recognition at the recent Breastfeeding in the Bay State […]

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GNTC Human Lactation Program Celebrates Student Achievements

GNTC Human Lactation students, left to right: Erin Fitzpatrick, Gisselle Silva, Kristin Patterson, Maria Arroyo, Ayra Allen, Scarlet Davis, Heather Ballinger, Shannon Vann, Sydney Matthews, Christiane Worley, and Autumn Robinson Twelve students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s human lactation program were honored at the Gordon County campus in Calhoun. The event provided an opportunity for […]

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Morgantown couple charged with child neglect; mom stoned while breastfeeding

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A couple have been charged after deputies found a woman “drugged while nursing” in Morgantown. On Nov. 7, deputies from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence in View Crest Village in reference to a call of an ongoing physical domestic dispute, according to a criminal complaint. ashley rich […]

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Breastfeeding by mothers who have had COVID may help protect newborn – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, Nov. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Mothers who had COVID-19 when they gave birth may help boost their babies’ budding immunity to the virus by breastfeeding, a small study has found. It is well known that breast milk contains certain maternal antibodies that can help protect infants against infection as their own immune system […]

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Oh baby! GCSC unveils new lactation room for breastfeeding mothers

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Gulf Coast State College just made access to education a little easier for new moms. They recently unveiled their brand new lactation lounge. “We are thrilled,” said Denise Kenny, associate mother-child professor. “We’re really excited about it and can’t wait to see it in use.” Kenny said she and Sharon […]

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Tricare will cover Doulas, lactation consultants for some from January 1

Moms-to-be using Tricare in the United States will have access to the services of a doula and/or lactation consultant under a new program rolled out by the Department of Defense in 2022. The Pentagon announced Friday that it plans to launch a five-year pilot project starting Jan. 1 to examine whether these birthing and breastfeeding […]