Lactation consultant visits spur breastfeeding among women who usually resist it

In two separate clinical trials, researchers have found that periodic meetings with a lactation consultant encourages women traditionally resistant to breastfeeding to do so, at least for a few months — long enough for mother and child to gain health benefits. ScienceDaily: Infant Health News

‘Super-parent’ cultural pressures can spur mental health conditions in new Moms and Dads

Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a researcher says expanding awareness of several other perinatal mental health conditions is important for all new parents, including fathers. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily