Breast milk and pump
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AP News
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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Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller with her three-year-old daughter.
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Tony Romeo
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Wolf administration has announced plans to expand home visitation support for families with first time mothers and children with special needs covered by Medicaid.
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Mom suffering from postpartum depression.
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KYW Staff
September 09, 2019 - 4:29 pm
KYW Medical Report: About 13 percent of new mothers experience depression in the months after childbirth.
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Pennsylvania's secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine (C), was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 03, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's secretary of health was in Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, gathering information about child and maternal health. Dr. Rachel Levine was at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gathering information for the governor's Ready To Start program, in which...
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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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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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Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia hosts a pop-up shop in support of foster and adoptive mothers.
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Justin Udo
May 01, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia held an early Mother's Day event on Tuesday in North Philadelphia to recognize some extra-special moms. Constance Definis was one of the moms who came out for the JFCS pre-Mother's Day pop-up shop ,...
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