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Michelle Branch defends breastfeeding in public: Twitter – SheKnows

Michelle Branch makes sure everyone knows that she doesn’t have time to deal with moms, especially when they’re moms themselves. On March 15, Branch tweeted twice, explaining a shocking situation where another mother shamed him for breastfeeding her newborn daughter Willie on a park bench. Related story Michelle Branch’s Breastfeeding selfie shows adorable newborn daughter […]

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Nursing mom says to leave Lush store in Montreal area mall

A Montreal-area mother is speaking out after she was asked to leave a Lush cosmetics store last week for breastfeeding her son. “It was incredibly embarrassing for me,” Aella Morad, the mother of two young children, said of what happened. While waiting for a prepaid pick-up order at the Lush cosmetics store in the Fairview […]

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UCLA study shows COVID isn’t spread through breastfeeding – Press Enterprise

There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted from mother to child through breastfeeding, according to findings released today by UCLA researchers. The study conducted by UCLA Health and published in the journal Pediatric Research found no evidence of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through breast milk from recently infected mothers. Milk samples from 110 breastfeeding […]

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Viral Video Of A Woman Nursing A Cat In Flight Has An Incredible Story Behind It

December 26, 2021 3:00 PM EST Viral Video Of A Woman Nursing A Cat In Flight Has An Incredible Story Behind It The Internet – A virality video of a young woman breastfeeding a cat on a plane accumulates millions of views on the the Internet, but is it just pulling the fur over people’s […]

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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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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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COVID Pandemic Pushes CT Breastfeeding Services Online

Kathryn Phillips gave birth to her son in 2019, spending the first few months bonding with other new mums at a breastfeeding support group in Guilford. But when her baby was six months old, the pandemic hit, shutting down much of the state and moving her group, and many other aspects of life, online. “It’s […]

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DOH-Miami-Dade and Partners Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month with 2021 BreastfeedMIAMI and The Art of Breastfeeding

Miami, Florida – In recognition of National Breastfeeding Month, the Florida Department of Health’s WIC program in Miami-Dade County and local partners will host 2021 BreastfeedMIAMI. This year’s theme— Breastfeeding: at every stage emphasizes the importance of ‘continuity of care’, emphasizing that breastfeeding is the foundation of good health throughout life for mothers, fathers and […]

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Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Suggests ‘Breastfeeding’, ‘Father’s Milk’ in New Guidelines

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has released guidelines that suggest using terms such as “breastfeeding”, “breastfeeding” and “parents’ milk” to promote what it calls “gender-neutral language”. . The ABM’s position statement on “Infant Feeding and Breastfeeding Language and Gender,” co-authored by eight physicians and the academy, said “using a asexual or non-sexist language is appropriate […]

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Breastfeeding and alcohol: do they mix?

Because August is National Breastfeeding Month, we have a cover story about it. AT Contemporary OB/GYN®, our editorial meetings include an analysis of the top performing articles in online metrics. One that is consistently at the top is the 2018 article titled “Alcohol and breastfeeding: what are the risks?”1 We wanted to dig deeper and […]

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WHO dispels misconceptions about breastfeeding in the medical community

August 05, 2021 4 minute read Source/Disclosures Source: Healio Interview Disclosures: Healio Primary Care was unable to confirm relevant financial information for Fore, Grummer-Strawn and Tedros at the time of publication. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your email address to receive an email […]

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DOH-Pasco and WIC recognize World Breastfeeding Week

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County (DOH-Pasco) and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2021 from August 1-7, 2021. The theme for this year is Protecting Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility. DOH-Pasco observes World Breastfeeding Week by participating in the West Coast Breastfeeding Task […]

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Destigmatizing Asian American breastfeeding is the focus of photo exhibits in Temple City and downtown LA – Pasadena Star News

Amanda Reyes chose to breastfeed her children despite the stigma her family associates with it. Reyes, a Filipino American and resident of Porter Ranch, received scorn from her mother because in the Philippines only low-income mothers breastfeed their children. It was a question of status. To-wen Tseng, 39, with her son, Jasper, 1, is the […]

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Supporters celebrate World Breastfeeding Week from August 1-7

LAS CRUCES — Vivikka Peña, 32, a cosmetologist at Arroyo Salon in Las Cruces, struggled to breastfeed her now 6-month-old son Gaidge, but she refused to give up. Peña’s son was born with infantile jaundice, a common condition in newborns that causes a yellow discoloration of the baby’s skin and eyes. “We were in the […]