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    Lamaze to Parents: Get the Most From Hospital Tours to be Ready for Baby's Arrival
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: May 21, 2013, 7:35 am

    The pop culture image of an expectant couple frantically arriving at the hospital, with a flurry of papers and spilling bags makes for hilarious movie or sitcom moments. The reality is that careful planning and making the most of a hospital tour can help ensure that those early moments of labor ar

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    Mythbusting May Help Improve Health of Women of Color and their Babies (En Español)
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 24, 2013, 8:19 am

    News Release#PHP_59#Al romper mitos se puede mejorar la salud de mujeres de color y de sus bebésPara publicación inmediata: 24 de abril de 2013Contacto: Tara GoodinTeléfono: (202) 591-4041Dirección electrónica: tara@jpa.comAl romper mitos se puede mejorar la salud de mujeres de color y de sus bebé

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    Mythbusting May Help Improve Health Of Women of Color and their Babies
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: April 22, 2013, 9:37 am

    Washington, D.C. – Some of the most persistent and troubling issues in maternity care in the U.S. are the continued gaps in the health and wellbeing of African American women and their babies. While an April 2013 National Center for Health Statistics data brief reported some good news...

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    Lamaze International President Michele Deck Responds to USA Today’s Article
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: October 16, 2012, 3:13 pm

    The recent article on new CDC births data, “Decline in U.S. births goes beyond the ailing economy,” missed an important point. The upward spiral of cesarean births may be coming to an end; however, we’re a long way from declaring victory.

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    Lamaze Calls Out Breastfeeding Barriers to Support Continued Rise of Breastfeeding Rates in the U.S.
    Blog: News Releases | By: Lamaze International | Released: August 1, 2012, 10:19 am

    Breastfeeding rates across the country continue to climb, with nearly 77 percent of moms initiating breastfeeding - the largest annual increase over the previous decade - and increases in breastfeeding at six and twelve months, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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