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Breastfeeding - A Healthy Start for Mom and Baby
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) needs your help in spreading the word about the benefits of breastfeeding. Today is a good time to start.
Innovative Lactation Lounge Offers Comfort and Support to Nursing Moms
World Breastfeeding Week
Well Fed: Moving Breastfeeding from Personal Choice to Public Health Issue
Nurse Your Baby into Health…from the Second He Is Born
Her mother back in Mexico did not breastfeed her or her siblings for long, but Josefina Guillén, 39, says she always knew breastfeeding was best for a healthy baby.
In Mississippi, a Local Take on Curbing Infant Mortality
Mildred Thomas missed a period, but it wasn't second period Math, or fifth period Arts. She missed her biological period. She was pregnant. She was 13.
A Healthy Baby Begins with You
It was a health fair focused on stemming the tide and starting a new trend.
With attendees ranging from third trimesters to adults, the health fair officially kicked off the campaign to decrease the high rates of infant mortality in the African-American community.
Prevention through Leading, Sharing
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect and encourage individuals and communities to support children and families.
SIDS Awareness Month Article
"This finding lends credence to the view that SIDS risk may greatly increase when an underlying predisposition combines with an environmental risk -- such as sleeping face down -- at a developmentally sensitive time in early life," said Duane Alexander, M.D., Director of the NIH's National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.



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