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April 5, 2011 at 6:09 pm | Comments (0)

who allows working moms to breastfeed?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1314283/Licia-Ronzulli-brings-baby-EU-Parliament.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1314283/Licia-Ronzulli-brings-baby-EU-Parliament.html#ixzz13cZ3ciME

“Will we ever see this at Westminster? Working mother cradles her baby in sling as she casts her vote at EU Parliament”

April 5, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Comments (0)

WHO says the IRS has expertise on breastfeeding?

“I.R.S. officials say they consider breast milk a food that can promote good health, the same way that eating citrus fruit can prevent scurvy. But because the I.R.S. code considers nutrition a necessity rather than a medical condition, the agency’s analysts view the cost of breast pumps, bottles and pads as no more deserving of a tax break than an orange juicer.”

October 28, 2010 at 3:11 am | Comments (0)

UNBELIEVABLE !! IRS says No to breast pumps.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/business/27breast.html?_r=1&ref=businessPeople whose children have severe allergies might even be allowed the break for replacing grass with artificial turf since it could be considered a medical expense. But nursing mothers will not be allowed to use their tax-sheltered health care accounts to pay for breast pumps and other supplies.

“I.R.S. officials say they consider breast milk a food that can promote good health, the same way that eating citrus fruit can prevent scurvy. But because the I.R.S. code considers nutrition a necessity rather than a medical condition, the agency’s analysts view the cost of breast pumps, bottles and pads as no more deserving of a tax break than an orange juicer.”People whose children have severeallergies might even be allowed the break for replacing grass with artificial turf since it could be considered a medical expense.

But nursing mothers will not be allowed to use their tax-sheltered health care accounts to pay for breast pumps and other supplies”.

the I.R.S. has denied a request from the American Academy of Pediatrics to reclassify breast-feeding costs as a medical care expense.

David Kocieniewski New York Times Oct 26th, 2010 from article Acne Cream? Tax shelter Breastpumps ? No.

October 28, 2010 at 2:44 am | Comments (0)

Mother MEP casts her vote with her baby

Working mother cradles her baby in sling as she casts her vote at EU Parliament

By NICK PISA
Last updated at 10:47 AM on 23rd September 2010

It’s probably one of the few occasions when sleeping on the job would be positively encouraged.

Afterall, if Licia Ronzulli’s baby did wake up, she would prove something of a distraction to other members of the European Parliament.

Mrs Ronzulli, an MEP from Italy, took her tiny daughter Victoria to a vote at Strasbourg. She kept her baby carefully cradled against her in a sling and occasionally leant to kiss her on the forehead.

 Licia Ronzulli

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1314283/Licia-Ronzulli-brings-baby-EU-Parliament.html#ixzz13dn4eioS

October 7, 2010 at 8:36 am | Comments (0)

WIC promotes breastfeeding for obesity prevention

WIC Promotes Breastfeeding as Weight Loss Secret

October 5th, 2010 at 1:10 pm
http://blogs.babble.com/strollerderby/2010/10/05/wic-promotes-breastfeeding-as-weight-loss-secret/

Bottle-feeding may lead to obesity

Jarret Morrow | October 4, 2010 | Comments (4)

http://www.hivehealthmedia.com/bottle-feeding-lead-obesity/

Bottle-feeding babies can lead to adult obesity, says study Research shows using formula can cause health problems in later life, as children can develop unnaturally large appetiteshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/sep/30/bottle-feeding-babies-adult-obesity

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