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Swine flu: Breastfeeding Provides Protection

The CDC issued guidelines for moms who are breastfeeding, or considering breastfeeding, and are concerned about the swine flu (H1N1 flu).   The swine flu is a particularly nasty strain of flu that is spreading from person-to-person just like the regular flu.   I … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/05/2009

Breastfeeding means fewer behavioral problems in young children

An intriguing new study,  as posted on Yahoo! today, (http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20081029/hl_hsn/breastfedbabymaymeanbetterbehavedchild): “Parents of youngsters who were breast-fed as infants were less likely to report that their child had a behavior problem or psychiatric illness during the first five years of life, a … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/29/2008

I wasn’t breastfed and I turned out fine.

When we tell people we are in the boob business this is what we hear:    1)   What’s the big deal?   Aren’t most moms breastfeeding?  No.  Although 64% of new mothers try breastfeeding, only 14% make it to the minimum six months exclusive … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/15/2008