Physician Mothers and the Breastfeeding Challenge Physician Mothers and the Breastfeeding Challenge
Doctors who need to pump breast milk while working face numerous problems ― and inconsistent support ― when returning from maternity leave.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Physical violence against women by their intimate partner during pregnancy and its relationship with breastfeeding - Aristiz ábal LYG, Theme Filha MM.
OBJECTIVES: to estimate the association between physical violence against women by their intimate partner during pregnancy and breastfeeding. METHODS: the data source is the 2010 National Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) conducted in Colombia, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vit D in Pregnancy May Protect Breastfeeding Infants From Eczema Vit D in Pregnancy May Protect Breastfeeding Infants From Eczema
Mothers who take vitamin D during pregnancy and who breastfeed for 1 month or longer may reduce chances atopic eczema in their child, at least in the first year, researchers in the UK report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Mauritius: Minister Jagutpal Underlines the Benefits of Exclusive Breastfeeding
[Government of Mauritius] Community talks on exclusive breastfeeding and its benefits in the context of the World Breastfeeding Week 2022 were launched, this afternoon, by the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, at the Rivi ère des Anguilles Village Hall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 10, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Liberia: In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week, Health Practitioner Calls for Breastfeeding Friendly Environment for Mothers in Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- As the world breastfeeding week, from August 1 to 7, has been observed throughout the globe, Fenny Louise Taylor, a Feminist and Reproductive and Sexual Health Right Advocate could not cease to share her experience about the impact of breastfeeding in every young child's life. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Delta Steps Up Campaign On Benefits of Exclusive Breastfeeding
[This Day] Asaba -- As part of activities for this year's World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), the Delta State Government has reiterated the invaluable benefits of exclusive breastfeeding practice to nursing mothers and infants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 6, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mothers Forego Breastfeeding Amid Economic Hardships
[New Zimbabwe] Lindiwe Sayi, 32, has weaned her baby when she was just three months old as the mother has to focus on her work as a vendor to earn a livelihood in Zimbabwe's capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Joint Statement By UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus On the Occasion of World Breastfeeding Week
[WHO] As global crises continue to threaten the health and nutrition of millions of babies and children, the vital importance of breastfeeding as the best possible start in life is more critical than ever. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 5, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ask the Mayo Mom: Practical approaches to breastfeeding
Breastfeeding can be challenging, but help is available for new mothers. Lactation consultants, either at the hospital or through organizations like La Leche League, can help with learning the positions that work best mom and baby, and offer tips that can help with learning this new skill of breastfeeding. While breastfeeding benefits for the baby are well-known, the mother also benefits. "It's definitely a great healthy choice for moms to breastfeed," explains Rebekah Huppert, a lactation consultant and nurse… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 5, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ghana: Ghana Observes World Breastfeeding Week
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana has joined the world to mark this year's World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) to highlight the importance of effective breastfeeding as key to national development. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Sets Out to Increase Breastfeeding to Reach 50% Target
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is aiming to increase its number of exclusively breastfed babies to 50 percent by the year 2025, said a health official at the launch of the Breastfeeding Week on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Breastfeeding - 'More Critical Than Ever' Start to Life
[UN News] It's more critical than ever to begin life as a newborn being breastfed, according to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Executive Director of UN Children's Fund UNICEF. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 2, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Support for breastfeeding
World Breastfeeding Week will be observed Aug. 1 –7, which make this a good time to learn more about the importance of breastfeeding and ways to support mothers who choose to breastfeed. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently affirmed its recommendation and advocacy for breastfeeding, stating, "Research has shown that breastfeeding is linke d to decreased rates of lower respiratory tract infections, severe diarrhea, ear infections and obesity. Breastfeeding is associated with lower risk of sudden infant… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 2, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Breastfeeding: ‘More critical than ever’ start to life
It’s more critical than ever to begin life as a newborn being breastfed, according to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Executive Director of UN Children’s Fund UNICEF. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Treat Pediatric Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, August 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of pediatric patients six years of age and older with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This rare disease that resembles adult PsA affects five to eight percent of children and adolescents with chronic inflammatory arthritis.*1-7 Two of the four indications for STELARA now include pediatric patients, further expanding its treatment profile since the first approval in 2009 for adults living with moderate...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news