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Breastfeeding (INACTIVE)

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  • New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect

    New Women's Health Care Benefits Now In Effect
    It's a big day for women across the country as a part of President Obama's health care reform law goes into effect today. What this means for insured women is that their insurance companies can offer eight services for free. No co-pay or deductible is...
  • Sara Evans Upset With Time Magazine

    Sara Evans Upset With Time Magazine
    Sara Evans took to her Twitter earlier this week to show her disapproval of Time magazine’s controversial cover photo, which shows a mother breastfeeding a three-year-old boy. Sara wasn't happy that her son was exposed to the photo while they were...
  • Breastfeeding gets a boost

    Breastfeeding gets a boost
    Almost half of all babies born in the United States -- 47.2% to be exact -- are still breastfeeding at 6 months, and the rate at which mothers are initiating breastfeeding of their newborns has had its highest jump in a decade, the Centers for Disease...
  • Health care law now requires employers to pay for birth control for workers

    Health care law now requires employers to pay for birth control for workers
    One month after the Supreme Court upheld President Obama's signature legislation, key parts of the Affordable Care Act affecting women's health are now in effect. One provision calls for screening for domestic violence. Under the law, employers will have...
  • Sick of the Motherhood Debate

    Two recent items come to mind: the debate over how much time Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer should take and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's push to make new moms breastfeed by taking away formula at participating city hospitals. Marissa Mayer has become the...
  • Family Friendly Event Salutes Breastfeeding

    Family Friendly Event Salutes Breastfeeding
    More than 50 families took part in Saturday's second annual Big Latch-On to highlight breasfeeding in Grand Rapids. The Big Latch-On featured a group of women breastfeeding babies at the same time and was followed by a Boobapalooza celebration to raise...
  • Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies

    Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies
    The following businesses received awards from CINCH (a regional child health coalition sponsored by EVMS) for their support for breastfeeding employees: - Bons Secours DePaul Medical Center - Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital - Bon Secours Maryview...
  • Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find

    Pets good for kids' immune systems, researchers find
    Terri and Joe Sparks were thrilled to learn they were expecting twins eight years ago but worried about exposing the future newborns to germs from their menagerie of dogs and cats. Terri's obstetrician, however, told the two pet lovers what a recent...
  • Breastfed babies may gain less weight

    Breastfed babies may gain less weight
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies who are fed milk from their mothers' breasts gain less weight over their first year compared to babies fed milk — breast or formula — from a bottle, suggests a new study. The lead author said the...
  • Newsweek's 'gay president' cover was unfair to Pennsylvania

    Newsweek's 'gay president' cover was unfair to Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvanians have justification for being upset over this week's Newsweek magazine cover, portraying President Barack Obama as "the first gay president." That had to do with Obama's decision to come out, excuse the expression, in favor of same-sex...
  • Breastfeeding Movement Wants To 'Ban The Bags'

    Breastfeeding Movement Wants To 'Ban The Bags'
    Suddenly, all eyes are focused on those black satchels that many of us received in the maternity ward after delivering babies: the formula swag bag. Massachusetts recently became the second state, after Rhode Island, to ban these free bags in a bold move...
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    B's in a tizzy over breastfeeding   The two editors here at Queen B are strong and opinionated women. Surprised? Of course, you probably could guess that by reading this magazine. The beauty of their relationship is that they don’t always...