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JAN 21, 2015 - The Independent

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Mothers prevented from breastfeeding their children, at a conference designed to promote breastfeeding

Of all the places a mother would have expected to be able to breastfeed their child, a conference to promote breastfeeding would presumably have been high on the list.

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JAN 20, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Baby's Age At Gluten Exposure Not Tied To Celiac Disease, Study Finds

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:35am EST (Reuters) - The age at which babies are introduced to foods with gluten doesn't affect their risk of developing celiac disease, a new study finds. Earlier studies had suggested that introducing gluten between the ages of four and six months might lower the risk of celiac disease, a condition in ...

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JAN 20, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Critics Fear This Breastfeeding Initiative Could Exploit Black Mothers

An initiative that seeks to increase breastfeeding rates among urban black mothers is under fire from Detroit breastfeeding advocates who worry it could exploit the women the company claims to want to help. An open letter published last week by Detroit nonprofit Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association calls on Medolac Laboratories to answer questions about an initiative to enroll 2,000 more ...

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JAN 13, 2015 - Washington Times

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Health partnerships Improve Oklahoma's breastfeeding rates

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - New information from the Oklahoma Department of Health shows dramatic increases in breastfeeding initiation rates in the state. Information from the agency's Women, Infants and Children Program shows breastfeeding rates in the state have surpassed state and national averages and achieved the Healthy People ...

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JAN 12, 2015 - Huffington Post

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After Mom's Sudden Death, Friends Unite To Collect Donated Breast Milk For Baby

California mom-of-five Liz Marquez was determined to breastfeed her preemie son Brixton until he was at least a year old, her friend Kristina Pulistar told The Huffington Post. So after Liz died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest when Brixton was only 5 months old, her fellow moms banded together to collect breast milk for baby Brixton. Thirty-two-year-old Liz Marquez suffered a ...

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