Category Archives: Breastfeeding News

Supplemental feeds at hospital main link to mothers not reaching breastfeeding goals

Baby-Friendly Hospital Practices and Meeting Exclusive Breastfeeding Intention Authors: Cria G. Perrine, PhD, Kelley S. Scanlon, PhD, RD, Ruowei Li, MD, PhD, Erika Odom, PhD, and Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn, PhD Pediatrics 2012;130:1–7   In the 2005–2007 Infant Feeding Practices Study II, women completed a prenatal questionnaire and monthly questionnaires through 12 months. Mothers met their prenatal exclusive breastfeeding intention if their duration after the hospital stay (excluding hospital supplementation) equaled or exceeded their intention.  Primary predictor variables included 6...

Pink's beautiful pix - breastfeeding her 1 year old daughter.

Check out the story on how Pink proudly tweeted a photo of her nursing her daughter Willow while on a break during a photo shoot.  What a gorgeous image and what a fantastic mom for making breastfeeding work - even with her hectic schedule! Look at the end of the article for even more wonderful pictures of celebrity moms nursing their babies! http://blogs.babycenter.com/celebrities/06202012-pinks-breastfeeding-pic-is-simply-stunning/  ...

Clinton, Affleck promote effort to reduce child mortality rate with breastfeeding, vaccines

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, June 14, 3:36 PM WASHINGTON — What do Hollywood superstar Ben Affleck and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have in common? Both Clinton and Affleck think every child across the world deserves a fifth birthday.The actor and diplomat embraced as they crossed paths onstage this morning at Child Survival Call to Action, a conference hosted by the government in collaboration with Ethiopia, India and UNICEF to recognize and promote efforts to curtail child mortality. During...