Tag: breastfeeding


Jul

27

2010

The Burden of Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the United States: A Pediatric Cost Analysis

Background and Objective: A 2001 study revealed that $3.6 billion could be saved if breastfeeding rates were increased to levels of the Healthy People objectives. It studied 3 diseases and totaled direct and indirect costs and cost of premature death. The 2001 study can be updated by using current breastfeeding rates and adding additional diseases analyzed in the 2007 breastfeeding report from the Agency for...

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Feb

08

2010

Chiropractic and Breastfeeding Help

CONTRIBUTION OF CHIROPRACTIC THERAPY TO RESOLVING SUBOPTIMAL BREASTFEEDING: A CASE SERIES OF 114 INFANTS Joyce E. Miller, DC, a Laura Miller, b Ann-Kristin Sulesund, b and Andriy Yevtushenkob ABSTRACT Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe the circumstances, clinical features, role, and results of chiropractic management of infants who were referred to a chiropractic clinic for failure to adequately feed at the breast....

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Jan

29

2010

Breast Feeding shows additional benefits for Mother and Baby

An article from the May 14, 2001 issue of WebMD showed unexpected additional benefits of breast-feeding to both mother and child.  The unique benefits had nothing to do with the known nutritional benefits already reported for breastfeeding. The basis for these claims were two separate studies done on breastfeeding.  One study showed that breastfed babies were more tolerant of pain.  The second study showed that...

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Jan

29

2010

Breastfeeding is best for baby

Two separate stories from the February 27, 2002 and March 27, 2002 issues of Intelihealth both tout the benefits of breastfeeding. One of the articles starts off by explaining the financial benefits of breastfeeding, where estimates that mothers who breastfeed can save around $3000.00 per year on formula.  Additionally, the article states that breast feeding will help a baby to develop maximum intelligence, eyesight, and...

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