Tag: Healthy Start Community Action Network

lactation bill, Council Member Cornegy, Breastfed, breastfeeding, struggles, breastfeeding support group, healthy start, community action network

Breastfeeding support group creates community

"Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed a baby, but it doesn’t come naturally to all women. Support from other new mothers is proven to boost breastfeeding success. The I AM: Breastfeeding support group was launched last year to help ...

Pregnancy flu jab reduces risk of early birth

"Looking at a test group of 5,103 pregnant women during a high flu-risk time, 43 per cent (2,172) were vaccinated with an influenza injection. It was found that women who had had the jab were "statistically significantly less likely" than ...

suicide prevention, mental health, healthy start

10 Things My Suicide Would Have Stopped

"What if someone you loved killed themselves? Before you answer I want you to picture this. In public their life seems great. They have a nice car, decent job; they are easy on the eyes. They are well loved. To ...

How Soon Can Postpartum Depression Set In?

How Soon Can Postpartum Depression Set In?

In Breakfast at Tiffany's Holly Golightly talks about having the "mean reds," which are close to having the blues, but not quite, because they come out of nowhere. If you're a new mom, you might be suffering from a case ...

Are Vegan Diets Safe For Pregnancy?

Are Vegan Diets Safe For Pregnancy?

As a newly pregnant woman, I was given scant advice about diet and nutrition. Mostly, it was about what not to do: no smoking, no drinking alcohol, no caffeine. That was thirty years ago. Today, mothers-to-be are deluged with recommendations, ...

Page 2 of 2 1 2