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Breast Milk: Fights Off Infection While Feeding Babies

This week, a team from The University of Western Australia published a paper that revealed how breast milk is not only a great source of nutrition, but also may help to fight off infections. But while breastfeeding continues to gain scientific backing, this does not mean that it is the only choice.
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A Food Bank For Breast Milk

QUEBEC - The Quebec government announced Wednesday it is taking steps to address a "crying need" by setting up its first breast-milk bank.While there are other breast-milk banks in the world, Quebec s...

Wanted: Breast Milk Donations

B.C.’s Fraser Health Authority is calling on new mothers to donate surplus breast milk as part of a pilot project this winter. Fraser Health is using Ridge Meadows Hospital in Maple Ridge as a satell...

How Amanda Todd Affected Mothers

I don't really want to mention the horrifying tragedy of Amanda Todd's story, but I will because teen suicide and cyberbullying has to stop. These difficult issues have taken the mom media by storm lately, prompting discussion on how we can all help -- are legislative changes required or will more basic community changes make a difference
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Baby and the Breast

I am not rattled by women breastfeeding wherever they find convenient. The obstacle is my own self-image as a sexual being -- a gal who has long enjoyed her body for reasons that have nothing to do with babies.