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The Reality of Baby Sleep, and How to Cope When They Won’t!
by milkymusings on December 12, 2017 at 5:29 pm
THIS is the question the BfS&I admin team would like to put in their room 101. On BfS&I, we often spend time giving reassurance about sleep. Our members worry their babies aren’t sleeping normally, they compare their baby to their friend’s baby who is waking less, they worry baby needs to learn to “self soothe” […]
Offer cash incentives to mothers to promote breastfeeding – study
by Nicola Slawson on December 12, 2017 at 12:41 am
Trial offering shopping vouchers to 10,000 mothers in northern England resulted in significant rise in breastfeeding levelsCash incentives should be given to mothers to encourage breastfeeding, according to a “pioneering” pilot study. More than 10,000 new mothers across South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and north Nottinghamshire were involved in the trial, which offered shopping vouchers worth up to £120 if babies received breast milk – either by breastfeeding or with expressed milk – at two days, 10 days and six weeks old. A further £80 of vouchers were given if babies continued to receive breast milk at up to six months. Continue reading... […]
Financial incentives may increase breastfeeding rates
on December 11, 2017 at 5:04 pm
Offering new mothers financial incentives may significantly increase low breastfeeding rates, new English research has found. […]
Predictors and barriers to breastfeeding in north of Jordan: could we do better?
by International Breastfeeding Journal on December 7, 2017 at 11:00 pm
Despite the ongoing recommendations for breastfeeding, we continue to see a decrease in exclusive breastfeeding among Jordanian women during infant follow up visits at the pediatric outpatient clinic. The purp... (Source: International Breastfeeding Journal) […]
Babies that feed themselves have no increased risk of choking, study suggests
on December 7, 2017 at 2:49 pm
New research suggests that letting babies feed themselves solid foods from as young as six months does not increase the risk of them choking compared to spoon-feeding them. […]