Women’s Health

Does It Take a Village to Breastfeed a Child?

Laura Zeidenstein, director of the Nurse Midwifery Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University School of Nursing, says women need social support to breastfeed successfully.

Looking for the Telltale Gene

Columbia Magazine reports on an NIH-funded study, led by Dr. Ronald Wapner, where thousands of women were provided microarray, a powerful genetic test, for prenatal testing.