breastfeeding

Hadas Kuznits
August 25, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday marks the beginning of Black Breastfeeding Week, and a Philadelphia-area group is holding its fourth annual kickoff celebration in West Philadelphia. The Beautiful Black Queens 4 Breastfeeding Awareness and Empowerment, or BBQ 4 BAE, discussed why this week is...
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Hadas Kuznits
August 01, 2019 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter World Breastfeeding Awareness Week — and Breastfeeding Awareness Month for all of August — advocates are encouraging and spreading information about breastfeeding. Dr. Diane Spatz, nurse researcher and director of CHOP's lactation program, said encouraging...
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Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 31-year-old Bucks County woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 10-week-old son by breastfeeding him with a deadly combination of drugs in her system. Samantha Jones broke down in tears on Wednesday as she told the judge she loved her little boy and would do...
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Bottle and breast pump with breast milk on the background of mother holding in her hands and breastfeeding baby
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Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A compilation of research on breast milk released this month spells out what it is that provides long-lasting benefits in children. The research of Dr. Foteini Kakulas on the migration of stem cells from breast milk to the nursing infant was summarized this month in...
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Rachel McAdams attends the 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center on November 4, 2018 in Mountain View, California.
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December 20, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- It turns out a breast pump is a great accessory with Versace. Actress Rachel McAdams has stirred some chatter after she posed during a photo shoot wearing an outfit by the designer, some Bulgari diamonds and said pump. The shoot, for Girls. Girls. Girls...
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BBQ4BAE co-host Jabina Coleman holds a city proclamation for recognition of her group’s work during Black Breastfeeding Week.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 25, 2018 - 11:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A free event in West Philadelphia on Sunday aims to help normalize breastfeeding in the black community. In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week , the third annual BBQ4BAE in Clark Park hopes to spread awareness about this important health issue. "The goal is to provide...
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Tim McLaughlin
August 22, 2018 - 10:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A CDC study finds that most new mothers in the United States breastfeed, but many stop sooner than recommended. Of the nearly 4 million babies born in 2015, about 83 percent started out breastfeeding, but fewer than 25 percent were exclusively breastfeeding at 6...
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Kimberly Adams
August 09, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local mothers struggling with breast milk issues or women who want to donate milk have more options now: Three new donor depots have opened in the area to offer some help. "It's women helping women with compromised babies," said Breastfeeding Resource Center Director...
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Dozens of moms celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with The Big Latch On
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Hadas Kuznits
August 04, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of women participated in The Big Latch On at Franklin Square Park on Friday, where they all nursed their babies in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. "It happens all around this world. This brings awareness that moms are able to breastfeed anywhere she...
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Eric Walter
July 17, 2018 - 10:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swimsuit model Mara Martin has been a hit on social media since she strutted down a Miami catwalk Monday night while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter. Martin sported a metallic gold single-shoulder bikini in a Sports Illustrated swimsuit show; her daughter wore...
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