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  1. IQ benefits of breastfeeding questioned in new study

    Ctvnews.ca - Top Stories 03.28 / 14:46 www.ctvnews.ca
    Breastfeeding is wonderful for developing the bond between mother and baby, helping new mothers lose the baby weight, and boosting an infant’s immunity to illnesses. But don’t count on it to raise a baby’s IQ, a new study sugge…
  2. Study shows no long-term cognitive benefit to breastfeeding

    Myfox8.com - High Point 03.28 / 14:15 myfox8.com
    While the medical benefits of breastfeeding for helping newborns fight infections and helping pre-term infants get stronger are fairly well established, the long-term impact is much less so. While new mothers may debate what they believe to be long-term benefits, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics finds that breastfeeding has little impact on long-term cognitive development and behavior. The study followed 7,478 Irish children born full term, from the time they were 9 months…
  3. Sorry, Moms, Breastfeeding Isn't Making Your Babies Smarter

    Thestir.cafemom.com - Lifestyle 03.28 / 12:51 thestir.cafemom.com
    Post by Jeanne Sager. Because moms can't seem to get enough of the debate over whether or not breastfeeding will get their babies into Harvard, scientists are once again studying the effect nursing your newborn will have on his or her IQ down the road. Are you ready for this one? The word from researchers at University College Dublin is there's not a single shred of evidence that breastfeeding is going to make your baby smarter.Now, now, it's not all bad news for breastfeeding moms. The…
  4. Breastfeeding does not make babies smarter in the long-term

    Pulseheadlines.com - Lifestyle 03.28 / 12:46 pulseheadlines.com
    A new study has shown that breastfeeding does not have the long-term cognitive benefits that many scientists (and people in general) had thought in the past. The investigators said that economic and educational factors could have conditioned previous research and results could have been misleading. There are many positive outcomes of breastfeeding in babies such as improving the child’s ability to fight infections or helping premature…
  5. 'Real Housewives of Orange County' Star Meghan King Edmonds Shares Breastfeeding Pic From Salon Chair!

    Lifeandstylemag.com - Celebrities 03.28 / 12:39 lifeandstylemag.com
    One hot mama! Real Housewives of Orange County star Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Saturday, March 25, to share a glamorous photo of... Read More…
  6. Reality check: Does prolonged breastfeeding make your child smarter?

    Globalnews.ca - Health 03.28 / 12:26 globalnews.ca
    Over the years studies have said there's a link between breastfeeding and intelligence, but a new study is saying…
  7. Bizarre breastfeeding column is a viral gift for Michael Chong. He might as well own it: Robyn Urback

    Cbc.ca - Canada 03.28 / 12:24 www.cbc.ca
    Conservative leadership candidate Michael Chong has struck viral gold not once, but twice during his otherwise achingly mundane…
  8. For babies, breastfeeding is still best, even if it doesn't make them smarter (though it might)

    LATimes-Science 03.28 / 12:08 latimes.com
    There are lots of reasons why doctors encourage new mothers to breastfeed their babies. Compared with babies who get formula, babies who are breastfed are less likely to die as a result of infections, sudden infant death syndrome or any other reason. The longer a mother nurses — and the l…
  9. Vlogger Kandy Musa talks the “Challenges of A Breastfeeding Mother” in her Latest Vlog | Watch on BN TV

    Bellanaija.com - Lifestyle 03.24 / 01:04 bellanaija.com
    Kandy Musa in her latest vlog is talking about the Challenges Of a Breastfeeding Mother. In this vlog she talks about how controversial breastfeeding is in our society. She covers points such as shaming mothers who breastfeed in public, people judging mothers who decide to stop breastfeeding early or too late, and more. …
  10. 7 Common Breastfeeding Problems And How You Can Avoid Them

    Momjunction.com - Family 03.24 / 00:38 momjunction.com
    The first skin-to-skin contact and then the baby latching on to your nipples to take his first feed. The feeling is just serene. Breastfeeding is certainly the best for you and your baby. But the job isn’t easy for most mothers. Painful breasts, sore nipples, and latching difficulty can make nursing tough. Let’s tell you […] The post 7 Common Breastfeeding Problems And How You Can Avoid Them appeared first on…
  11. Derbyshire’s breastfeeding mums get more support

    Health chiefs are campaigning to boost the number of mums who continue to breastfeed beyond the first few weeks of…
  12. Notts breastfeeding mums get support

    Chad.co.uk - England 03.23 / 23:01 www.chad.co.uk
    Health chiefs are campaigning to boost the number of mums who continue to breastfeed beyond the first few weeks of…
  13. Notts breastfeeding mums get support

    Health chiefs are campaigning to boost the number of mums who continue to breastfeed beyond the first few weeks of…
  14. There’s 48 more Emoji coming soon including a Vampire, Broccoli, Flying Saucer and a Breastfeeding Woman

    Ausdroid.net - Gadgets 03.23 / 22:19 ausdroid.net
    The Unicode Consortium, the standards body that determines what emoji we’ll see on our phones and devices has detailed the next round of emoji to launch around mid-2017. The list has been released, and thanks to Emojipedia we can check out a little of what they look like. There’s 48 emoji in total, ranging from … The post There’s 48 more Emoji coming soon including a Vampire, Broccoli, Flying Saucer and a Breastfeeding Woman appeared first on…
  15. Powerful Video Calls Out the 1 Kind of Breastfeeding Shame We Don't Talk About

    Thestir.cafemom.com - Lifestyle 03.23 / 21:24 thestir.cafemom.com
    Post by Tanvier Peart. When I became a mom, I knew I wanted to give breastfeeding a try, but I was also worried because I'd heard about the public shaming that usually accompanies that decision. Thankfully, nursing my sons (now 3 and 1½) outside the home wasn't super unpleasant. But, thinking back on my experiences as a breastfeeding mom and how mentally prepared I was to receive criticism, I recall there's one area of my life where breastfeeding shaming occurred that was so unexpected: …
  16. Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding - Review and Recommendations in the Nurse Practitioner

    Newswise.com - Medecine 03.23 / 21:16 newswise.com
    For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed--and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles--are the topic of a special article in The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters…
  17. Overcoming workplace barriers to breastfeeding -- review and recommendations in The Nurse Practitioner

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.23 / 20:10 eurekalert.org
    (Wolters Kluwer Health) For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed -- and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles -- are the topic of a special article in The Nurse Practitioner, published by Wolters…
  18. Overcoming workplace barriers to breastfeeding—review and recommendations in The Nurse Practitioner

    Medicalxpress.com - Medecine 03.23 / 20:04 medicalxpress.com
    For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed—and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles—are the topic of a special article in The Nurse Pra…