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Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones
...y can wait a few hours after she stops drinking to breastfeed
so that her infant is not exposed to the alcohol in her milk. However, she needs to be aware that the hormones underlying lactation and her milk production will be affected in the short term."...
How accommodating is our society to women who choose to breastfeed their babies?
...o increase the proportion of mothers who choose to breastfeed
their babies for at least six months to 50%; the World Health Organization recommends that babies be breastfed exclusively for the first six months. However, these goals may be difficult to meet since some mothers in the U.S. face challenges to brea...
Calcium important for nursing mothers' oral health
CHICAGO- Mothers who breastfeed
should be sure to have enough Calcium in their diet, or may risk bone loss around their teeth and gums, according to a new study that appears in the January issue of the Journal of Periodontology (JOP). Researchers from Tohoku University in Japan inv...