FACT SHEET The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding outlines steps that can be taken to remove some of the obstacles faced by women who want to breastfeed their babies.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Richmond, California, September 1, 2009 – Compression apparel has exploded into the marketplace. Its arrival has spurred debate and controversy by diverse groups. Runners claim compression clothing makes them faster with less time needed for recovery. Fashion enthusiasts tout compression products as the answer to dieting. The latest group targeted by compression garment and shapewear manufacturers is new mothers.
Richmond, California, August 18, 2009 – Cesarean births have increased dramatically in the United States, and worldwide, over the past few years. In the United States, the National Center for Health Statistics cites over 30% of all US births in 2006 were delivered by Cesarean Section. While many debate the reasons for the increase in Cesarean delivery, very little has been done to address how women recover from the surgical procedure.