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Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Provides Complimentary Online Access to Breastfeeding Medicine for the Month of August

Friday, August 1, 2008 General News J E 4
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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., July 31 In Recognition of WorldBreastfeeding Week, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com) will providefree online access to Breastfeeding Medicine (www.liebertpub.com/bfm) for theentire month of August. Breastfeeding Medicine, a MEDLINE journal, theofficial publication of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, is aninternational peer-reviewed medical journal providing physicians with theevidence-based information they need to further educate themselves, theirhospital staff, and patients on all aspects of breastfeeding to ensure optimalcare for both mother and infant. All published issues are available freeonline.

"Breastfeeding has a major impact on healthcare outcomes and costs sincethe baby has fewer medical problems (such as ear infections, allergies, andobesity), as does the mother (such as lower incidence of breast and ovariancancer). It gives me great pleasure to extend online access to everyone forthe month of August," said Mary Ann Liebert, President and CEO of Mary AnnLiebert, Inc.

Breastfeeding Medicine publishes original scientific papers, reviews, andclinical case studies on a wide spectrum of topics in lactation medicine suchas the epidemiology, physiological, and psychological benefits ofbreastfeeding; breastfeeding recommendations and protocols; healthconsequences of artificial feeding; optimal nutrition for the breastfeedingmother; breastfeeding indications and contraindications; breastfeeding thepremature or sick infant; breastfeeding in the chronically ill mother;management of the breastfeeding mother on medication; and much more.

"Breastfeeding Medicine focuses on the most authoritative and up-to-dateclinical information, spanning both maternal and child health," said Dr. RuthLawrence, Editor-in-Chief and a founding member of the Academy ofBreastfeeding Medicine. The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is a worldwideorganization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection, and supportof breastfeeding and human lactation through education, research, andadvocacy. The Academy's 2008 Annual International Meeting, "Breastfeeding: TheRoad to Health," will be held October 23-26, 2008 in Dearborn, MI. For furtherdetails and to register, visit www.bfmed.org

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is a privately held, fully integrated media companyknown for establishing authoritative peer-reviewed journals in many promisingareas of science and biomedical research, including Journal of Women's Health,Pediatric Asthma, Allergy, & Immunology, and Obesity Management. Itsbiotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN),was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely readpublication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's 60 journals, books, andnewsmagazines is available at www.liebertpub.comContact: Vicki Cohn Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (914) 740-2100, ext. 2156 vcohn@liebertpub.com

SOURCE Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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