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Breastfeeding by Diabetic Moms Cuts Babies’ Obesity Risk

PSA Test Affected By Obesity, Hide Prostate Cancer

Study Shows Breastfeeding Also Benefits Moms by Helping Them Recover From Gestational Diabetes By Brenda GoodmanWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 25, 2011 — Breastfeeding for six months or more may reduce the risk that babies born to diabetic mothers become obese later in life, a …

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Breastfeeding May Cut Kids’ Eczema Risk

News Picture: Breastfeeding May Cut Kids

SATURDAY, Feb. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children who were breastfed exclusively in their first few months of life were less likely to develop the chronic skin condition known as eczema, a new study finds. For the study, researchers analyzed data on the health, development and dietary patterns of 1,520 …

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Breast-Feeding Still Less Common for Black Babies: CDC

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THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — While more black mothers are breast-feeding their babies, they’re still far less likely to do so than Hispanic or white women, according to a new U.S. study. Researchers analyzed data on breast-feeding in the United States between 2000 and 2008 and found that …

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Breastfeeding OK for Moms With Asthma

Breastfeeding OK for Moms With Asthma

Study: Breastfed Babies Have Better Childhood Lung Function By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 3, 2012 — New moms with asthma can safely breastfeed without worrying that the practice will increase their child’s asthma risk, a new study shows. Researchers followed children in the …

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Employers Need to Do More to Help Breastfeeding Moms: Survey

News Picture: Employers Need to Do More to Help Breastfeeding Moms: Survey

TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Protections may be in place for employees who breastfeed, but the onus is on working moms to seek out the resources they need, according to a University of Georgia survey. “We know that there are benefits of breastfeeding for both the mother and …

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Pregnancy, Breastfeeding May Guard Against Early Menopause

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Both pregnancy and breastfeeding may protect women against early menopause, new research suggests. The risk was lowest among those who breast-fed exclusively, meaning the baby received breast milk only — no liquids or solid foods. Early …

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Employers Should Help Breastfeeding Moms: Survey

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Kayla McKiski HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Protections may be in place for employees who breastfeed, but the onus is on working moms to seek out the resources they need, according to a University of Georgia survey. “We know that there are benefits …

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