| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Kansas mothers can breastfeed any place they have a right to be, and breastfeeding moms do not have to serve on a jury in Kansas.
Factfinder 12 looked up the statutes in Kansas.
65-1,248. Breastfeeding; where. (a) Breast milk is widely acknowledged...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:06 PM
March of Dimes hosted a signature chef auction Monday night in Grand Rapids. The auction, presented by Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith PC Attorneys, features top chefs from around West Michigan.
The event features food sampling, as well as a silent...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Sentara Joins Text Outreach to Pregnant Women and New Moms Promoting Healthy Choices
New moms and moms-to-be are more mobile than ever. That’s why Sentara joins other national organizations as an outreach partner to help educate women about...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:30 PM
After moving aggressively in recent years to make a dent in Maryland's stubbornly high infant mortality rate, city and state officials plan to announce Wednesday a significant drop, to the lowest level on record.
Data from the state Department of...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Maryland has one of the lowest rates of childhood poverty in the nation, but is in the middle of the pack in overall children's well-being, according to a report released Wednesday by the Baltimore-basedAnnie E. Casey Foundation.
The state is 23rd...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:24 AM
A new study of statewide birthrate data shows nearly half of the births in Charlevoix and Emmet counties are paid by Medicaid.
Right Start in Michigan and its counties 2011 report, by the Michigan League for Human Services, compiles birth rate data --...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Michigan has just celebrated more than one year of all public workplaces in the state-including bars and restaurants-being smokefree! As a community health coordinator at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, I've seen first hand the success of...
| May 13, 2011
| 5:02 AM
Chicago is abuzz with talk about what our new mayor should do to boost the economy, deal with budget deficits, and improve services.
Any reporter with her ear to the ground is bound to come across the ideas that are being bounced around.
| Mar 25, 2011
The doll from Berjuan Toys, is intended to teach little girls how to breast feed a baby and learn about the special bond between a mother and child.
Along with the baby doll, The Breast Milk Baby comes with a special top the girls can strap on. It has...
| Aug 30, 2010
Breastfeeding a newborn for even one month will lower a woman's lifetime risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published Friday. Other research has also linked breastfeeding to a reduced risk of diabetes among women, but the new study...