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    Many women are never told that extended breastfeeding pain can be a common part of nursing a baby. Even when it's all done correctly, the pain can still prevail. If you're wondering why it all still hurts weeks in, you're not alone. At 2 am I woke my husband up with my sobbing. Or the baby woke...
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    Research continues to suggest that delaying baby's first bath is beneficial, with a new study suggesting that delayed bathing may be correlated with increased in-hospital breastfeeding rates. The study, which was published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing looked at...
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    The scientific evidence supporting breastfeeding is indisputable. UNICEF and WHO is calling upon hospitals worldwide to implement a new ten-step breastfeeding initiative. In a joint press release between the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, the organizations issued a new ten-step...
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    Exhausted new moms who are unsure of their breastfeeding ability may be offered formula for their infants in the hospital. A new study suggests this may not be a good thing. It wasn't too long ago that new moms were given a "goodie bag" filled with infant formula samples and coupons when they...
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    Breastfeeding has long been known to reduce the risk of SIDS. A new study reveals that breastfeeding for at least two months can cut an infant's risk of SIDS in half. Over 3,000 babies die in the United States each year due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). There are many recommendations...
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    A Maryland judge has ordered a mother to allow her six-month-old son to have formula when he's with his father, and so rages the debate between the rights of a mother, father, and child. Amber Brown and Corey Lewis separated not long after their now 6-month-old son was born. Brown's plan was...
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    Approximately 176 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. A new study reveals that breastfeeding reduces the risk of this painful disorder by up to 40%. Endometriosis is a chronic disorder that occurs when tissue that normally grows in the uterus is found growing elsewhere in the...
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    New research shows that infants who were not exclusively breastfed for a full six months, as well as those who were born to obese mothers, were more likely to develop fatty livers in their teenage years. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common liver disorder affecting up to 25% of...
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