Women’s Health Today

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March 2017

Why Breastfeeding Lowers Women’s Risk of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases

Why might breastfeeding lower women’s risk of heart disease?

Why Breastfeeding Is Good for Moms Too

We hear plenty about breastfeeding benefits for babies: what's in it for mom?

Breastfeeding “Forever”

Continuing to breastfeed beyond the first year—Why?

Can Fats Make You Happy? Fatty Acids and Depression

Mental health and a connection with Omega-3s during pregnancy, postpartum and beyond.

Spruce-up Tips for the Green Family

A few traditional, safe, simple, effective, and ecological tips for a clean, fresh-smelling home.

Exercise Combats Depression

Research demonstrates exercise is an effective anti-depressant and the mood-altering effects of exercise appear fairly quickly.

Tips for Breastfeeding Distracted Babies

Many babies seem to lose interest in breastfeeding.

What about Swaddling?

Research on the safety of swaddling babies is contradictory.

Natural-Term Breastfeeding No Longer Under Wraps

Breastfeeding older children may still be a taboo topic, but back in the 1990s it was radical stuff.

Interaction and Relationships in Breastfeeding Families

Keren Epstein-Gilboa provides insight into the lifestyle, themes and patterns in families that engage in physiological breastfeeding.

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care

The outside world is going on without her. Her partner is back to work after a week or two ...

Lying Down to Breastfeed: Mother and Baby Sleep Position

How does a mother protect her baby when breastfeeding lying down?

Help! My Baby Won’t Let Go

How can I get my baby to let go of my breast when I have nursed her to sleep?

Safe Sleep Guide for Breastfeeding Families

Worried about whether it is safe to sleep near your baby? This guide may help you decide on the sleep arrangement that's right for you.

Will My Baby Sleep More If I Wean Her?

There is a lot of pressure on parents to get their baby sleeping through the night as soon as possible

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