During an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Jesuit Pope used breastfeeding as an analogy for feeding humanity
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Friday 20 November 2009
Tuesday 20 October 2009
"So," women might well retort at the latest report on paternity leave, "men are at last having to learn what we have experienced for years." And it's true. The finding by the Equality and Human Rights Commission study, that men fear to take their full two-week's paternity entitlement or to ask for flexible working for fear of harming their career prospects, is only what women have had to suffer ever since they entered the workforce.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
During pregnancy nearly 50 per cent of mums intend to breastfeed their child once it’s been born. However this statistic drops by nearly half once they have given birth, which suggests that many mothers who’d like to breastfeed find it difficult or simply can’t.
Monday 05 October 2009
More than than a million newborn babies are dying needlessly every year around the world because of lack of care in their first month of their life, according to research.
Sunday 02 August 2009
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Thursday 28 May 2009
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Friday 26 September 2008
Britain must adopt a national strategy to encourage breastfeeding, experts say today. The battle cry "breast is best" has been promoted by the childbirth lobby for decades, but 40 per cent of women in the UK who start to breastfeed give up by the time their baby is six weeks old.
Thursday 19 June 2008
Imagine if today, scientists discovered a drug that could save 13 per cent of all the babies who currently die. Now imagine that drug also made your baby cleverer – and dramatically slashed her chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, leukaemia, asthma or obesity as an adult. Oh: and imagine it was free.
Sunday 11 May 2008
Sunday 27 April 2008
Tuesday 27 November 2007
I am breastfeeding and started to get terrible pain in the breasts after the end of the feeds. At first this was put down to cracked and infected nipples, and I was treated with Canesten cream and antibiotics. This did not help and I was told that I might have candida infection of the milk ducts. I was given a single dose of Diflucan, an antifungal drug. This did not help and I was given a longer course of Diflucan for a week. Is this likely to solve the problem?
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