Friday, November 7, 2008

Weekly Roundup

A lot of new research about breastfeeding and breast milk has been in the news lately. Enjoy!

New evidence on how exactly mom's immunities are passed on to baby during breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is associated with decreased childhood behavioral problems. Hhmmm..breastfed kids are better behaved?

Californians have higher levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies, including their breast milk, than anyone else.

Here's a shock: poor women receive less support for breastfeeding.

And their breastfeeding rates reflect that.

A new product called Milkies slips into your nursing bra to collect all the milk that naturally leaks out during letdown. So smart!

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