‘Breast Whisperer’ Helps New Moms

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The Breast Whisperer Freda Rosenfeld

 A writer, Amy Brill, who lives in Windsor Terrace, survived nine months and six days of pregnancy, then 40 hours of labor. But after a few days of nursing, she was in excruciating pain, crying every time her baby latched on. Ms. Brill’s pediatrician wrote out a phone number as if it were a prescription. “Call this woman,” he said. “She’s seen every new mom in Brooklyn.”

 

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Incubators Made Out Of Car Parts To Curb Infant Mortality In Developing Countries

Incubators Made Out Of Car Parts To Curb Infant Mortality In Developing Countries 

The heat source is a pair of headlights. A car door alarm signals emergencies. An auto air filter and fan provide climate control. But this contraption has nothing to do with transportation. It is a sturdy, low-cost incubator, designed to keep vulnerable newborns warm during the first fragile days of life.

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More Mothers Breast-Feeding

More Mothers Breast-Feeding

Breastfeeding has become a popular sport among newborns

About 77 percent of new mothers breast-feed their infants at least briefly, the highest rate seen in the United States in more than a decade, according to a government survey released on Wednesday. In 1993 and 1994, just 60 percent of new mothers breast-fed their babies, but rates have been gradually rising ever since, according to regular surveys by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Pics)

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