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AUG 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Study Suggests Reason Why Black Mothers Breastfeed Less Than White Moms

When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 percent of American black babies were breastfed at birth, compared to 79 percent of white babies. A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may provide some insight into a possible cause of this discrepancy. ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - Boston Globe

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The Many Health Benefits Breastfeeding Can Have For Mothers

Kimberly Seals Allers and Jeanine Valrie join Nancy to discuss the potential health benefits behind breastfeeding.

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AUG 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Olivia Wilde Pours 'Breast Milk' On Her Head For Double The Impact

Celebrities are making the ice bucket challenge for ALS research their own these days, but Olivia Wilde's cascade of breast milk may just top them all. Wilde is on a roll bringing attention to breastfeeding rights. Earlier this month, she posed in a Glamour Magazine photoshoot while breastfeeding her 4-month-old son. The photos were part of World Breastfeeding Week, an ...

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AUG 21, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Pregnant Women Should Just Skip This Fish Entirely, Says Consumer Reports

New research from Consumer Reports shows that pregnant women should avoid all tuna, contrary to the Food and Drug Administration's description of light canned tuna as a fish "lower in mercury." "Tuna happens to be one of the fish that can be very high in mercury, and some types of tuna have higher levels than others," Jean Halloran, Director of ...

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AUG 20, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Flu Shot Recommended For All Pregnant Women

By: Elizabeth Palermo, Staff Writer Published: 08/19/2014 05:22 PM EDT on LiveScience Pregnant women should get the flu shot, regardless of how far along they are in their pregnancies, according to updated guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The new guidelines by ACOG also state that vaccination is important for women who are trying to ...

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