breastfeeding

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Hadas Kuznits
May 01, 2020 - 4:00 am
As researchers try to further comprehend how COVID-19 antibodies work, new information about breast milk may be a factor in understanding what it would take to protect people from COVID-19. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 15, 2020 - 6:44 pm
The city of Philadelphia is helping nursing moms during the coronavirus pandemic with free breastfeeding support. Read more here.
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November 27, 2019 - 2:50 pm
A Philadelphia police officer says in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the department makes it difficult for new mothers to breastfeed at work. Read more here.
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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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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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