Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Breastfeeding Premature Babies

Almost 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States are premature, or preemies. A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. Because they are born too early, preemies weigh much less than full-term babies. They may have health problems because their organs did not have enough time to develop. [...]

By |June 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

W.K. Kellogg Foundation to provide $1.9M to increase preterm baby breastfeeding

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is providing a three-year grant for $1.9 million to the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, based in Hernando, for a program called "Right! From the Start." Under this program rural mothers whose premature babies are in intensive care will be able to get their breast milk delivered to their babies. [...]

By |June 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments