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Emory University Hospital Midtown receives Baby-Friendly Hospital designation for setting standards for breastfeeding

Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) has been officially designated a Baby-Friendly Hospital after meeting criteria for exceptional breastfeeding support for both mother ...

Recommendations Against Mother-Infant Bedsharing Interfere with Breastfeeding

New Rochelle, NY —Recommendations by physician groups to avoid bedsharing among mothers and their babies are intended to reduce sleep-related infant deaths. ...

UTHealth researchers study use of probiotic for colic in breast-fed babies

HOUSTON – Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are investigating whether a probiotic might be helpful in reducing gut inflammation in breast-fed infants with colic. ... Full story

Controversial medication has benefits for breastfeeding

A controversial medication used by breastfeeding women should not be restricted in Australia because of the benefits it offers mothers and their babies, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide. ... Full story

Researcher acknowledged for taking a stand on poor health habits

A University of Queensland researcher taking a stand for office workers has been recognised for work that is influencing public health guidelines in Australia, the UK and the US. ... Full story

Final test results negative for Ebola in hospitalized patient

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - The patient who was transported to Duke University Hospital on November 2 with a reported fever and a travel history to West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a confirmatory lab test. As a result, txhe patient is considered to be free of the virus. ... Full story

Which U.S. Airports Are Breastfeeding Friendly?

New Rochelle, NY —More than half of women with children less than a year old are working, and work travel can make breastfeeding a challenge. ... Full story

No more crying over spilled milk

“Make The Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon” brings tech out of the bubble and into the bottle. ... Full story

Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

Researchers say there should be an international data base containing the very latest information about organ donations and transplants so policy makers can make informed decisions on whether to adopt an opt-out or opt-in system. ... Full story

Maternal breast milk is risk factor for infection in premature infants

Premature infants, especially those born with very low-birth-weight (VLBW), are particularly vulnerable to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection because of their immature immune systems. CMV infection can cause serious disease and, in severe cases, lead to death. ... Full story

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