Giving small amounts of infant formula to newborns who experience significant weight loss can increase the length of time that they are breast-fed, according to a new study. New mothers do not immediately produce high volumes of milk and their babies can lose weight during this period, said the researchers from the University of California, San Francisco. "Many mothers...
(1 month and 4 days ago)
ASHEVILLE -- Area hospitals will begin screening all newborns for congenital heart defects, testing required in a new state law.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
The former head of Hero Group's authorized China distributor yesterday admitted the company repackaged Hero Nutradefense infant formula, mixed various milk sources with the imported formula, and smuggled baby formula from Europe without the necessary import certificates.
(2 months and 19 days ago)
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There's some evidence to suggest that putting prebiotics in baby formula protects children against the skin condition eczema, according to a fresh look at past research.
(2 months and 23 days ago)
Mothers of babies who rapidly lost weight who were given early limited formula were more likely to breast-feed for longer
(1 month and 5 days ago)
Two Edmonton hospitals will be the first in the province to provide so-called "angel cradles," where unwanted newborns can be safely and anonymously dropped off.
(1 month and 12 days ago)
The state House has given unanimous approval to a bill that would require all hospitals to perform a test to see whether newborns have a heart defect before they are allowed to go home.
(3 months and 15 days ago)
Scientists say a baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured thanks to faster and stronger treatment than is usual for newborns.
(3 months and 17 days ago)
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:40:00 GMTRichard Craver Winston-Salem JournalThe state House has given unanimous approval to a bill that would require all hospitals to perform a test to see whether newborns have a heart defect before they are allowed to go home....
(3 months and 14 days ago)
Policy changes encourage breast-feeding Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 11:12 pm, Sunday, February 24, 2013 By the time Devon Votto got to hold her first-born child, Thomas, he already had a full belly."Without asking," nurses had given Thomas bottled formula...
(3 months and 23 days ago)
More Home news »