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Providence pumps up a benefit to new moms, thanks to health reform

August 09, 2013

Providence has decided to make breast pumps available with direct insurance billing and no copay through all of its lactation clinics in the Portland area.

New Study finds 40 percent of new parents give solids to their babies too soon

March 27, 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest not starting babies on solid food before six months, but a newly-released CDC study found that about 40 percent of new parents begin giving solids to their babies at four months.

Cesarean sections in the U.S. reach historic high; Oregon rate about 30 percent

July 18, 2011

Cesarean sections are the latest mommy trend, a study has found. The Cesarean section rate in the U.S. has reached a historic high at 34 percent.