Augusta Health to host Babypalooza on Saturday – WHSV

FISHERSVILLE, Va. (WHSV)– Having to run errands with kids can be a pretty difficult task, so one hospital in the valley is doing their part to help families get everything they need in just one stop. Augusta Health is hosting their third Babypalooza expo on Saturday. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. and the event …

How high-tech breast pumps help new mothers reclaim their time – TechCrunch

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Baby box 'should have breastfeeding aids' – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Scottish Labour has repeated its calls for breastfeeding support to be added to the country’s new baby boxes. Every baby born on or after 15 August will receive a cardboard box filled with essentials such as nappies, clothes and books. The boxes will also contain a mattress and blanket, and can …

Healthy Start Coalition's doula program seeing positive outcomes – TCPalm

Beverly S. Paris, YourNews Contributor Published 10:30 a.m. ET July 28, 2017 New mother Linda Wynn, left with her newborn daughter, Elizabeth Denise Gordon, in her baby box and ‘Doula’ Keda Henderson.(Photo: Beverly S. Paris) VERO BEACH — Whether it’s a mother’s first birth, or not, the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition’s Doula Program …

Home nursing visits provide wide-ranging benefits for mothers, young children – EdSource

Credit: Lillian Mongeau/EdSource Nurse Georgia Graves smiles at Avery Sanchez, 6-months-old, during a visit to the infant’s home in Oceanside, Calif. Credit: Lillian Mongeau/EdSource Nurse Georgia Graves smiles at Avery Sanchez, 6-months-old, during a visit to the infant’s home in Oceanside, Calif. Children born to low-income, first-time mothers who received home nursing visits showed increased …