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Virtual Breast-feeding Support: Helping Moms One Latch at a Time

Since 1992, August has been the month to celebrate breast-feeding in the United States and across the globe. Nutrition and health organizations use this time to participate in activities to celebrate the work of health professionals in supporting breast-feeding women and their families. Breast-feeding provides numerous benefits to women and their babies but support is essential. From providing […]

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Moms who nurse longer show more ‘maternal sensitivity’

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=3d7bf00d-0ef7-4eb1-8202-993a0145c9fb#.W19Ju1w-dBw Could breastfeeding make you a more nurturing mother? A new study suggests it might. Researchers studied 1,272 couples with a child born in 1991. It found that women who nursed their babies longer were more sensitive mothers. That was true even when their kids were 11 years old. On average, the moms nursed […]

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