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Tag: Healthy Start Brooklyn

Accidents Will Happen – Don’t Beat Yourself up

Former EBA program parent as Infant safety/CPR Instructor By: Vanessa Penberg, Supervisor of Children's Services One of the most universal feelings that parents experience is regret over decisions that they believe caused their child to get ...

Rock Your Prenatal Care!

Photo Courtesy Centering Healthcare Institute By Mary-Powel Thomas, Healthy Start Brooklyn What’s the worst thing about pregnancy? Morning sickness, swollen feet, weird cravings, unusual aches and pains? Perhaps, but many women also hate spending an hour ...

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The Miracle Of Mother’s Milk

The experience of breastfeeding is special for so many reasons: the joyful closeness and bonding with your baby, the cost savings, and the health benefits for both mother and baby. New research shows that babies who are exclusively breastfed for ...

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Breastfeeding may help kids avoid life of obesity

Obesity is a complex disease. However, nutrition experts agree that prevention begins at the earliest moments of life when parents make infant feeding decisions. Breastfed babies have less risk of obesity through childhood and adolescence. In addition, studies suggest that ...

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Pregnancy News: How To Maintain A Healthy Pregnant Body

"During pregnancy, expecting moms should always try to maintain a healthy body. This will help with childbirth and in avoiding health concerns while they are still pregnant. Nutritionist Hannah Polites reminded pregnant women about this health priority in a People article. ...

Something Unique: Time

ABC 7: Here and Now with Sandra Bookman Written by Whitney Wortham I am currently a graduate student pursuing a dual Master’s degree in social work and public health. This Spring semester, I was an intern ...

University Health educational programs promote breastfeeding

University Health educational programs promote breastfeeding

To combat Louisiana’s low national ranking in breastfeeding rates, University Health in Shreveport has developed new programs aimed at addressing negative stereotypes and misinformation. Mentor support and education initiatives, set to begin this month, start with new mothers who give ...

Infant Health Studies

Infant Health Studies

When you have a baby one of the first things you learn at the hospital is how to swaddle... but now experts are saying that new parents need to be careful, because how the baby is positioned after being swaddled ...

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