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Breastfeeding (INACTIVE)

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  • Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals

    Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals
    Maryland health officials want the state's hospitals to play a larger role in encouraging mothers to breast-feed in the crucial hours after they give birth, as growing evidence points to the health benefits of feeding babies human milk. The Maryland...
  • Too much ado over breast-feeding

    When did breast-feeding become everyone's business ("Maryland urges hospitals to encourage early breast-feeding," Nov. 14)? I am shocked at how many complete strangers ask new mothers if they are breast-feeding. Now the state Department of Health and...
  • Encouraging new mothers to breast-feed isn't enough

    In addition to Maryland hospitals encouraging new mothers to breast feed by describing the many benefits to the infants, the mothers themselves and the mother child bond ("Maryland releases breast-feeding recommendations for hospitals," Nov. 14),...
  • Victorian-style marriage and intimacy (and electricity) found 'In the Next Room'

    Victorian-style marriage and intimacy (and electricity) found 'In the Next Room'
    To passersby, the startling noises spilling from Laurel Mill Playhouse during its current run of Sarah Ruhl's "In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)" may seem curious even for the lively little theater on Main Street. The first of Ruhl's plays to open...
  • Support Groups

    These groups meet regularly. ALS Resource support group — First Saturday, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Educational support for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) patients, family members and friends. Owen Brown Interfaith Center, Conference Room 116B, 7246 Cradlerock...
  • Calendar

    Tobacco sales compliance The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...
  • Calendar of events

    Submit notices via email: booster@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Northeast Booster Reporter, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Free cookbook The Learn to Live program of the Department of Health has a new healthful eating kit that features a free cookbook and tips that will help you select foods high in fiber and low in fat and sodium. Recipes are also quick, easy and...
  • Howard County support groups

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
  • Duckpins have been a Maryland favorite for more than 100 years

    100 Years Ago Neighbors in war and peace Social news from Lawyers Hill in the Times: "Miss Warfield was the guest of Miss Mary Bowdoin on Sunday last." From Pfeiffer's Corner social column: "Miss Alice Wheeler spent the weekend in the home of her...
  • Picking maternity ward has a serious side

    As a family physician who delivers babies, I read the article regarding competition among maternity wards ("Baby Battle," Sept. 25). Although the focus of the short piece was clearly on the style of local labor and delivery facilities, it seems remiss...
  • Advocacy group calls on hospitals to support breastfeeding

    Advocacy group calls on hospitals to support breastfeeding
    A public health advocacy group is calling on Maryland’s hospitals to stop handing out free infant formula to new mothers because it can encourage them to give up on breastfeeding. Public Citizen says the distribution done by at least two-thirds...