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Breastfeeding (INACTIVE)

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  • Pampering mom from head to toe

    Pampering mom from head to toe
    Pregnant and on bed rest, with a 3-year-old son and a husband working full time, Rochelle Walker wanted her mommy, who lived hours away. She would have settled for a concierge. Walker muddled through somehow, but she has just launched a Baltimore-area...
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  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Caregivers support group — Fourth Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Winter Growth Adult Day Care Center, 5466 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-964-9616. Family support group — Fourth Monday, 7:30 p.m. For family and...
  • Northeast Baltimore County Events

    Submit notices via email: booster@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Northeast Booster Reporter, 501 N. Calvert St., 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...
  • Effective programs have reduced Baltimore infant mortality

    Kudos to all the programs that have contributed to the reduction in infant mortality in Baltimore. ("Md. infant mortality hits record low," August 24). I would like to mention two highly effective programs: Family Support Centers and Home Visiting...
  • Booster Reporter: Notices for area clubs, seniors health groups, libraries

    Clubs/ Organizations American Legion Parkville Post 183 — 2301 Putty Hill Ave. • Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372. • Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and...
  • Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed

    Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed
    Breast-feeding didn't come easy at first for Sharalyn Webre, who struggled through five months with her first child. But with more experience, patience and family support, feedings were less complicated with her next two children, including a baby girl...
  • Promotion of breast feeding goes too far

    Once again the official promotion of breast feeding as the only choice is being touted by my friend Fran Phillips at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11). No one...
  • Women who breastfeed have healthier kids and enjoy healthier lives

    I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11)....
  • Breast feeding is better for the child and mother

    When looking at the health of Marylanders, support for breast feeding, as proposed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), is the right thing to do and follows the U.S. Surgeon General's call to action to support breast feeding. We...
  • Pediatrics group reaffirms position on breastfeeding

    Pediatrics group reaffirms position on breastfeeding
    The American Academy of Pediatrics today reaffirmed its position that women should breast feed for at least a year to get the best health benefits for their babies. The group said in a paper published in the March issue of Pediatrics that women should...
  • Here we go again: Wholesome commercial stirs breastfeeding brouhaha

    Seen the new Luvs commercial? The spot, one of four in a new campaign for the diaper company, opens with an obviously frazzled mother, a first-timer, struggling to breastfeed her baby in public under a blanket. It then cuts to the same mother, older...