Breastfeeding Linked to Lower CVD Risk in Later Life Breastfeeding Linked to Lower CVD Risk in Later Life
More evidence suggests that breastfeeding is protective for women, and may show important beneficial effects in terms of CV risk, says one expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves New MENTOR ® MemoryGel BOOST™ Breast Implant
Irvine, Calif., (January 13, 2021) – Mentor Worldwide LLC, the number one global brand in breast aesthetics, and part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies** today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the MENTOR® MemoryGel BOOST™ Breast Implant for breast augmentation in women at least 22 years old, and for women of all ages undergoing breast reconstruction. This product will be commercially available for surgeons in the United States in early 2022. Nearly 400,000 women undergo breast implant surgeries every year in the U.S.[1], and selecting an implant is a v...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding May Protect a Mom's Heart Years Later
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 -- Chloe Jo Davis is a vocal advocate for breastfeeding. The Wilton, Conn.-based writer breastfed her three sons for years to make sure they reaped all of the benefits associated with the practice. " Breastfeeding helps build... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Breastfeeding cuts heart disease AND stroke risk, study shows
A review by Austrian researchers found breastfeeding mothers were 14 per cent less likely to develop coronary heart disease, while 12 per cent fewer had strokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding May Reduce Maternal Cardiovascular Risk
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 -- Among parous women, those who breastfeed may have a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a review published online Jan. 11 in Journal of the American Heart Association. Lena Tschiderer, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Much Should a Newborn Eat?
Discussion A serving size and a portion are not the same thing. A serving size is a specific measured amount of food. This is cited on the product label or readily available resources such as cookbooks or the Internet (an example can be found here.) A portion is the amount chosen to be served or eaten by a person. They can be the same but may not be the same. For example, 4 ounces of cereal is a common serving size, but an adult may often eat more than this as their portion. Children especially need appropriate portion sizes to match their age and body size. A good general rule for any age is a portion is the size of the p...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, UKHSA ( updated 22nd December 2021)
Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. 22 December 2021Updated'COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding'. 20 December 2021Updated COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Two New Indications for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent and Treat Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients
RARITAN, NJ, Dec. 20, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two pediatric indications for XARELTO® (rivaroxaban): the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE, or blood clots) and reduction in the risk of recurrent VTE in patients from birth to less than 18 years after at least five days of initial parenteral (injected or intravenous) anticoagulant treatment; and thromboprophylaxis (prevention of blood clots and blood-clot related events) in children aged two years and older with congenital heart disease w...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, UKHSA (updated 20th December 2021)
Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. 20 December 2021Updated COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding. 8 October 2021Updated'COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding'and links to translated versions of the poster and social media cards. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRSA: Additional Comment Period for Updated HRSA-Supported Women's Preventive Services Guidelines Statement on Breastfeeding Services and Supplies
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking comments on an updated draft recommendation statement for Breastfeeding Services and Supplies as part of the HRSA-supported Women's Preventive Services Guidelines. This recommendation was developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) through a national cooperative agreement with HRSA to improve adult women's health across the lifespan by engaging a coalition of health professional organizations to review evidence and recommend updates to these guidelines. Comments are due by December 20, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 10, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

' Best Hospitals for Maternity' Offers National Perspective'Best Hospitals for Maternity' Offers National Perspective
U.S. News& World Report evaluated quality indicators covering deliveries, newborn complications, VBAC, and breastfeeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Latest Phase 3 Data for First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Demonstrates Significant and Durable Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Active Psoriatic Arthritis while Maintaining its Safety Profile in Patients with Inadequate Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibition (TNFi-IR)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, December 3, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new TREMFYA® (guselkumab) efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3b COSMOS trial published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD), evaluating this selective interleukin (IL)-23 inhibitor in adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who demonstrated inadequate efficacy or intolerance to tumor necrosis factor inhibition (TNFi).1 Results showed significantly higher proportions of patients treated with TREMFYA had improvement in joint signs and symptoms and complete skin clearance versus...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, UK Health Security Agency (updated 2nd December 2021)
Easy-read guides providing information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination. 2 December 2021Updated easy-read guide to the COVID-19 booster vaccination. 9 November 2021Added link to an audio version of the easy-read leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination for women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Researchers Have Learned About Whether it ’s Possible to ‘Cure’ HIV
It’s the news that the HIV community has been waiting four long decades for: the hint that maybe, just maybe, HIV can be cured. Dr. Xu Yu, a principal investigator at the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard, as well as an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, had to check and recheck her results to be sure. In one of her patients, test after test to detect evidence of HIV in the woman’s blood came up empty. In addition to her lab’s results, “We had complementary assays in labs in Australia, D.C. and Argentina, where the patient is from, all trying ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

South Africa: Formula for Poor Health - Unscrupulous Marketing Helps Push Mothers Away From Breastfeeding, Report Reveals
[Daily Maverick] The South African Child Health Priorities Association is hosting a conference that looks at ways to improve children's health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

More Mothers and Babies in Senegal Gain Access to High-Quality Health Services through Neema
November 22, 2021Over the past five years, more than 1.7 million children under five in Senegal received nutrition services through IntraHealth International’s USAID-fundedIntegrated Service Delivery– Healthy Behaviors Project—called Neema. The program also helped over 80% of health facilities in seven regions build functional referral systems to connect community members to services at nearby health facilities; made family planning services available to more people, resulting in 675,000 years of protection from unwanted pregnancies for couples through contraceptives; and monitored the grow...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Senegal Neema Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Noncommunicable Diseases Nutrition Community Engagement Education Performance Leadership and Governance Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Janssen Reports Positive Topline Week 48 Phase 2 Results for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) in Adults With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, November 17, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced topline results from the Phase 2 GALAXI 1 clinical trial which showed rates of clinical remission (Crohn’s Disease Activity Index [CDAI]
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Abbott Launches Similac ® 360 Total Care® with Exclusive Blend of Five HMO Prebiotics and Designed to Support the Immune System, Digestive Health and Brain Development
- Similac ® 360 Total Care® is the first and only infant formula with a blend of five different human milk oligosaccharides[1] (HMOs) across the three categories of HMOs in breast milk[2], the closest prebiotic blend to that of breast milk and previously only available to infants who are breastfed (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - November 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uganda: Rich Food From Poor Fish, Making Food and Health Sustainable
[IPS] Bulawayo, Zimbabwe -- During the COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda, a breastfeeding mother struggled to improve the health of her malnourished child. With the closure of her local health centre, she worried the child could die without urgent medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Enriched Infant Formula Offers No Academic Benefit Later: Study Enriched Infant Formula Offers No Academic Benefit Later: Study
One goal of modifying infant formula has been to make long-term cognitive outcomes similar to those for breastfed infants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Broad-Based Vaccination On the Cards
[The Herald] The national vaccination programme is now ready to start vaccinating teenagers against Covid-19, while a detailed monitoring plan has been put in place for the safe vaccination of pregnant and breastfeeding women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: British Sign Language resources, UK Health Security Agency (updated 9th November 2021)
British Sign Language (BSL) videos on COVID-19 vaccination. 9 November 2021Updated HTML pages and added new links. 17 June 2021Added revised version of the BSL video for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, UK Health Security Agency (updated 9th November 2021)
Easy-read guides providing information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination. 9 November 2021Added link to an audio version of the easy-read leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination for women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby. 4 November 2021Added Easy-read guide to the COVID-19 booster vaccination. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Victoria Ekanoye health: Corrie star says 'breastfeeding saved her' - signs to spot
VICTORIA EKANOYE, best known for her role as Angie Appleton in Coronation Street, shocked fans as she announced that she has breast cancer. At the age of 39, the actress revealed that it was breastfeeding her newborn that "saved" her. What are the signs when breastfeeding to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding by Moms Who've Had COVID May Help Protect Newborn
This "passive" immune protection via breastfeeding may help protect baby from COVID with antibodies from mom. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen to Present the Strength and Promise of its Hematologic Malignancies Portfolio and Pipeline at ASH 2021
RARITAN, N.J., November 4, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 45 company-sponsored abstracts, including 11 oral presentations, plus more than 35 investigator-initiated studies will be featured at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. ASH is taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and virtually from December 11-14, 2021.“We are committed to advancing the science and treatment of hematologic malignancies and look forward to presenting the latest research from our robust portfolio and pipeline du...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Infants breastfed by mothers who previously contracted Covid have higher levels of virus antibodies
An Italian research team from Sapienza University of Rome found that women who contract Covid while pregnant generate antibodies in their breastmilk that can be passed to newborns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding and vaxxed: Parents delay weaning children to pass on COVID-19 antibodies
Vaccinated parents say they are continuing to give human milk to their young children beyond six months or a year to protect them from COVID-19. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marissa Evans Source Type: news

New Comprehensive Phase 3 Data Show First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Provided Durable Improvements in Measures of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Disease Activity Through Two Years
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, November 1, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced comprehensive efficacy and safety data from the DISCOVER–2 trial of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) were published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, representing the final results of the first two-year clinical trial investigating a selective interleukin (IL)-23 inhibitor therapy in active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).1 Results show a majority of TREMFYA-treated biologic-naïve adult patients with active PsA achieved improvements in joint signs and symptoms (American College of Rheumatology [AC...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Can You Get The Covid-19 Vaccine While Breastfeeding?
Some women are hesitating to get the Covid-19 vaccine while breastfeeding, even if they are otherwise pro-vaccine and anxious to be protected themselves. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Could Breastfeeding Help Women Keep Their Smarts as They Age?
Title: Could Breastfeeding Help Women Keep Their Smarts as They Age?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 29, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Australian foster carers' views of supporting maternal breastfeeding and attachment in out-of-home care - Blythe S, Elcombe E, Peters K, Burns E, Gribble K.
BACKGROUND: Breastfeeding supports infant health, growth and development, and promotes maternal attachment and sensitive caregiving. Maternal separation due to child protection concerns can result in termination of breastfeeding with associated adverse out... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pregnant and breastfeeding women respond slower to first dose of COVID-19 vaccines than other women 
A new study from a Boston-based team found that, after the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, pregnant and breastfeeding women had lower antibody levels than non-pregnant women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yemen: The world ’s largest humanitarian crisis
Yemen: The world ’s largest humanitarian crisispatwariThu, 10/28/2021 - 13:42You might not know it from the headlines, where crises around the world compete for attention, but Yemen lays tragic claim to the world ’s largest humanitarian crisis and aid operation. Two-thirds of the population, or 20.7 million people, need humanitarian assistance in 2021. Multiple emergencies have pummeled the country: violent conflict, an economic blockade, currency collapse, flooding and the COVID-19 pandemic in a country w here only half of health facilities are operational.An estimated 73 per cent of the over 4 million people ...
Source: UNFPA News - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Have Slower Response to Vaccine, Research Says
They remain susceptible to the virus for longer after the first vaccination, but achieve a mostly normal response after the second, a study says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Women and Girls Pregnancy and Childbirth Breastfeeding Vaccination and Immunization Immune System Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Antibodies Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, UK Health Security Agency (updated 27th October 2021)
Easy-read guides providing information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination. 27 October 2021Added links to English large print, Braille and British Sign Language versions of easy-read leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination for women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby. 7 October 2021Updated information on COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read guide. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Infant Formula Trials Lack Transparency Most Infant Formula Trials Lack Transparency
Baby formula trials are not reliable and have an"almost universal lack of transparency" that could undermine breastfeeding, according to the results of a systematic review.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New Analyses Suggest Favorable Results for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) When Used as a First-Line Therapy for Bio-Naïve Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 25, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from two new analyses of STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).1,2 In a modelled analysisa focused on treatment sequencing using data from randomized controlled trials, network meta-analysis and literature, results showed patient time spent in clinical remission or response was highest when STELARA was used as a first-line advanced therapy for bio-naïve patients with moderately t...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pregnant? Breastfeeding? Better Drug Information Is Coming
The Food and Drug Administration is helping women and their health care providers to learn more about the effects of medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 21, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Breastfeeding with COVID-19 infection, SPS
It is recommended that breastfeeding should continue if the mother has COVID-19 infection. This page contains links to current advice and lists precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of the infant becoming infected through close contact. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Tocilizumab or Sarilumab for hospitalised patients with COVID-19 who are breastfeeding,SPS
Breastfeeding of full-term and healthy infants can continue if treatment with tocilizumab and sarilumab are required. If the infant was born prematurely, is unwell, or the mother is taking multiple medicines, the UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory Service should be contacted. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Tocilizumab or Sarilumab for hospitalised patients with COVID-19 who are breastfeeding, Specialist Pharmacy Service (published 12th October 2021)
Breastfeeding of full-term and healthy infants can continue if treatment with tocilizumab and sarilumab are required. If the infant was born prematurely, is unwell, or the mother is taking multiple medicines, the UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory Service should be contacted. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding with COVID-19 infection, Specialist Pharmacy Service (published 12th October 2021)
It is recommended that breastfeeding should continue if the mother has COVID-19 infection. This page contains links to current advice and lists precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of the infant becoming infected through close contact. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, UK Health Security Agency (updated 8th October 2021)
Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. 8 October 2021Updated'COVID-19 vaccination: a guide on pregnancy and breastfeeding'and links to translated versions of the poster and social media cards. 29 July 2021Added pregnancy poster and link to social media cards. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kagera RC Advocates for Milk Drinking to Improve Health
[Daily News] KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC) Major Gen Charles Mbuge has appealed to the residents to regularly drink milk as well as breastfeeding mothers to breastfeed their babies constantly to improve their health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Tips to meet the challenges of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding has many benefits. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby. Breast milk is easier than commercial formula for babies to digest, and the antibodies in breast milk boost a baby's immune system. Breastfeeding might even help a new mother lose weight after the baby is born. But breastfeeding can be challenging. New parents may worry about whether their child is getting enough milk and wonder how often they should breastfeed.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 8, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Tunisia: Covid-19 - Open Vaccination Day for Pregnant Women, October 9
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- An open COVID-19 vaccination day will be organised on October 9 at the Tunis Maternity and Neonatology Centre, for women who are four months or more pregnant and those who have been breast-feeding for six months after birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read leaflets, UK Health Security Agency (updated 7th October 2021)
Easy-read guides providing information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and vaccination. 7 October 2021Updated information on COVID-19 vaccination: easy-read guide. 6 October 2021Added links to translated versions of the easy-read leaflet on COVID-19 vaccination for women who might get pregnant, who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news