lactation :

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lak tay shuhn

  • n  the period following birth during which milk is secreted
    lactation normally continues until weaning
  • n  the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands
  • n  feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

  • Not surprisingly, health-care companies have been the early adopters of work-force lactation programs.
  • The implants, on the other hand, can interfere with lactation, and they make mammograms less able to find cancer (not to mention the potential for a disfiguring or life-threatening .
  • It seems that women who used drugs to suppress lactation got the very same benefit.
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  • Mayim Bialik Doesn’t Want to Fight With You
    These days, Mayim Bialik is just as associated with her parenting as she is with her acting. The 37-year-old star of “The Big Bang Theory” is a licensed lactation education counselor, writes a column on the Jewish parenting blog Kveller, … Continue reading ?
    June 22, 2013 - omg! Celeb News via omg!

  • Kathleen Scott in E-consultancy (press release)
    Kathleen Bruce, Lactnet co-founder, stated: "Breastfeeding is a woman's right all over the world. Lactnet makes the world a little smaller, in that a lactation consultant in rural England can now communicate with a lactation consultant in Zimbabwe,...
  • Schramm in Medill Reports: Chicago
    A glass of wine consumed slowly with a meal is very unlikely to harm a baby during lactation or pregnancy. Having said that, nature makes very few mistakes. A mother may lose her taste for caffeine and alcohol when pregnant. When in doubt, leave it... William Sears WDIV Jul 20, 2006 56606 74843 lactation It was a big dissatisifer for the patient and lactation consultant," Schramm said. "I see this as being something given to patients as opposed to taken away."

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