Posts Tagged ‘ World Health Organization ’

New Study Finds Only A Third Of U.S. Moms Who Plan To Breast-Feed Meet Goals

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July 19, 2012

While most American women plan on breast-feeding their newborns, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics finds that fewer than one-third of those who planned to exclusively breast-feed for three months or more met that goal. The biggest factor in whether or not a woman met her breast feeding goal seemed to be whether ... read more


More Than 1 In 10 Babies Worldwide Born Prematurely; U.S. Rates Similar To Developing Countries

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May 12, 2012

The first ever country-by-country global comparison of premature births, released by the World Health Organization, found that 15 million babies a year are born preterm, or more than one in 10 live births. About 1 million of those babies die shortly after birth, while countless others suffer a significant, life-long physical, neurological or educational disability, ... read more