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STAFF ISSUES: Staff Council Passes Resolution Supporting Pitt’s Lactation Policy | University time

By SUZANNE LYNCH In 2017, as part of a successful Staff Council-led effort, the University of Pittsburgh announced the first paid parental leave program for staff, granting new parents four consecutive weeks (20 days) of paid leave for a birth, adoption or foster care. This benefit to has proven to be highly effective among staff […]

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Breastfeeding is the best medicine to protect infants from pneumonia – Journal

LAHORE: There is no diet or tonic that is better for the health and physical development of a newborn than breast milk, according to Professor Dr Al-Fareed Zafar, Director of the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PMGI ). He advised mothers to breastfeed their newborns for at least six months to help boost their immunity against seasonal […]

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CT ACLU to represent Norwalk woman in breastfeeding lawsuit

A woman breastfeeds her baby in public. The ACLU of Connecticut will represent Whitman-Singh in a lawsuit regarding the right to breastfeed without restriction in public schools. Photo courtesy of: unsplash.com The ACLU Foundation of Connecticut will represent a woman in a lawsuit over the right to breastfeed without restriction in public schools, according to […]

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SEHA launches annual awareness campaign to highlight the benefits of breastfeeding

Key facilities supporting this campaign include Corniche Hospital, Outpatient Services and Al Dhafra Hospital. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: This week, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the United Arab Emirates, is launching its annual breastfeeding awareness activities, as part of the Week Breastfeeding National Council, across its facilities, hosting […]

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Lactation centers added during the New York Marathon

Each year, the TCS NYC Marathon brings together around 50,000 runners from all over the world. But you don’t have to be a runner to appreciate the thrills of the day Where the story that is being made. On Sunday, November 6, a new record will be broken: for the first time ever, lactation stations […]

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Unitar and LactApp Collaborate to Promote Breastfeeding and Maternal Health – Femtech Insider

The first years of an infant’s life are crucial for their development. Exclusive breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and is particularly important because of its role in reducing morbidity and mortality, reducing the risk of diseases chronic conditions, respiratory infections and certain non-communicable diseases, among other benefits. In […]

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Illegal Practices Used Worldwide to Discourage Breastfeeding: Experts

The formula mafia is the “biggest enemy of children” in Pakistan as elsewhere in the world, which has become a 100 billion rupee industry in the country, leading health experts said on Saturday, adding that all the money earned by 16 formula marketing companies went overseas because no breastmilk substitutes were made locally. Citing reports […]

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In-Person Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes – Sudbury News

Welcome to the FIRST-EVER in-person prenatal breastfeeding workshop at the Sudbury Community Midwifery Office! Carolyn is an experienced RN, former NICU/Peds Nurse and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist. This class will cover: How to prepare: what can you do during pregnancy to feel better prepared and ready to breastfeed Postpartum: what to expect in the immediate postpartum […]

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From cupcakes to lactation cookies | INDIE ALASKA: Where are they now?

It’s been 8 years since Indie Alaska met Kastle Sorensen, winner of Season 9 of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. We met her again in 2022 and Kastle has lots of changes on the way and new goodies to share…including lactation cookies! Shiri Segal video and story Music by Universal Production Music […]

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Schools are finally starting to install lactation modules and we love it

You may have seen these futuristic pods planted in airports, but now there’s one for students and teachers looking to privately groom or pump at the University of Toronto, Mississauga. Breastfeeding openly in public isn’t considered too outrageous these days. Even Pope Francis encouraged mums to open nurse at the chapel a few years ago, […]

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Opening of Milk and Moon Lactation Counseling LLC in Spring Valley – Shaw Local

Milk and Moon Lactation Counseling LLC celebrates the opening of a new human milk depot and dispensary located at 105 W St. Paul St. in spring valley. Milk and Moon has partnered with Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes and is excited to join forces in trying to make a difference in the […]

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Mom’s response to breastfeeding backlash goes viral: ‘Let’s educate ourselves’

A woman named Emma caught on social media earlier this month to share that she was weaning her 2-year-old son from breastfeeding. She intended the position to be light; however, it touched a nerve with dozens of commenters saying the toddler should have been weaned “over a year ago”. Rather than bow to the pressure, […]

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Maternally Yours lactation consultants join Atracare

In its mission to extend health care to families and individuals in Sussex County, Atracare announces its merger with Maternally Yours, operated by Jenn Blush, RN, IBCLC, and Kim Emerick, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FNP -C, IBCLC, CEN . Atracare is known for its award-winning pediatric service and postpartum wellness program. The integration of lactation consultation […]

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Tara Radniecki: Evaluating Lactation Quiet Rooms on a College Campus | Undergraduate Research

Title Evaluation of quiet lactation rooms on a university campus Mentor Tara Radniecki department University libraries Organic sketch As an Engineering Librarian, I work with College of Engineering faculty and students to help them access and use the resources they need for teaching, learning, and research. I teach undergraduate and graduate students, offer in-person research […]

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Why Small Business Matters in Norwalk: Milk Street Lactation Center

Why small businesses matter Buy small, do big things for your community Why Small Businesses Matter shines a light on local business owners who volunteer their time, talent, goods and services for the benefit of our community. The shop local movement is spreading virally as local businesses that are “tagged” have the opportunity to share […]

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Breastfeeding awareness week marked at Carrickphierish Library

Claire Cumsden and Alasdair Cumsden cutting a ribbon to open the exhibition in the presence of Jennifer Loughran and Claire Bulfin. A unique and touching photographic exhibition which showcases the extraordinary challenge of feeding babies has been unveiled at Carrickpherish Library this week to mark National Breastfeeding Awareness Week. The theme for this year’s awareness […]

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Mum shares breast cancer warning after finding lump while breastfeeding baby

Jessica Parsons urges women to check their breasts after being diagnosed with breast cancer at 36. (Jessica Parsons/SWNS) A mother diagnosed breast cancer is now urging other women to check their breasts after discovering a cancerous lump while breastfeeding her baby. Jessica Parsons, 36, from Bath, was told by doctors she had breast cancer in […]

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CU Boulder Finalizes Lactation Space Policy | CU Boulder today

Members of CU Boulder’s leadership have given final approval for the new campus Lactation Space Policyincreasing the university’s efforts to improve gender equity and inclusion and support people of all genders who breastfeed or breastfeed young children. Related News Parental Leave Policy Change Expands Employee Eligibility A CU Boulder policy makes parental leave available to […]

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AAP: Hospital breastfeeding rates have dropped during the pandemic

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted breastfeeding rates for newborns in the normal nursery at a single medical center, according to a study presented at the annual meeting. of the American Academy of Pediatrics, held October 7-11 in Anaheim, California. John Wang, DO, of the Keck School of […]

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Lame Deer woman gives birth to her 7th child while attending breastfeeding clinic

BILLINGS – If you don’t believe in fate, maybe this story will influence you. A Lame Deer woman gave birth to a healthy new baby boy on Monday after an extremely – or perhaps, fateful – coincidence? – series of events. “I woke up and thought, ‘Oh no. Have I lost my water?’” Misty Pipe […]

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Breastfeeding 101, a support course for breastfeeding mothers, starts November 1 – archyde

Learn about the benefits of being a breastfeeding mom and how to successfully return to campus as a breastfeeding mom. Also learn about Illinois Breastfeeding Laws and Illinois State University Breastfeeding Policy. Promotion of health and well-being has joined the Bloomington Normal Birth Center by having Trish Wierenga, a Certified Lactation Consultant, introduce and educate […]

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AAP: Hospital Breastfeeding Rates Drop During Pandemic – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, Oct. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted breastfeeding rates for newborns in the regular nursery at a single medical center, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, held October 7-11 in Anaheim, California. John Wang, DO, of the Keck School of […]

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St. David’s Georgetown promotes awareness and support for breastfeeding mothers

Understanding the importance of breastfeeding is essential not only for women, but also for caregivers, families and the community as a whole to ensure breastfeeding mothers receive the support they need. While every mother must make her own choice about breastfeeding based on her situation, being aware of the benefits of breastfeeding improves breastfeeding rates, […]

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7 breastfeeding tips to set you up for success

You’ve done your research and decided you want to try breastfeeding your baby, great! Now what? The next step is not always clear. Are you a planner with a stack of books and a list of recommended items? Or are you calm knowing that people have been breastfeeding since the dawn of time and are […]

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Michelle Branch Recounts ‘Heartbreaking’ Moment She Was Shamed About Breastfeeding Baby in Public

Breast, bottle, whatever: how you feed is a shameless series about how babies eat. Celebrity parents are no stranger to receiving trolling comments from keyboard warriors who want to criticize the way they nurture/hold/treat/raise their child. But sometimes shaming moms choose to confront someone in person, like Michelle Branch discovered earlier this year, shortly after […]

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Pandemic-interrupted breastfeeding lessons for new moms: study

According to research, mothers were less likely to breastfeed during the pandemic due to a lack of in-person help. The redeployment of childminders and containment measures have disrupted breastfeeding classes in nurseries. Women struggled to get professional support as the coronavirus crisis gripped the world, say scientists in a study that was presented at a […]

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Breastfeeding rates at a major hospital plummeted during the pandemic

October 09, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Source: WangJ, et al. The effect of SARS-CoV-2 on breastfeeding rates in the newborn nursery. Presented at: AAP National Conference & Exhibition; 7-11 Oct 2022; Anaheim, California. Disclosures: Watson does not report any relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles […]

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“The role of the media is crucial in raising awareness about breastfeeding”

Published: 08 October 2022 10:38:51 The media can play the most crucial role in raising awareness about breastfeeding newborns within an hour of birth to improve disease resistance and reduce newborn deaths, reports the BSS. The observation was made during a discussion held at the Civil Surgeon’s Conference Hall in the city of Rangpur on […]

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Argentina’s Minister of Women’s Affairs resigns following the arrest of pregnant and breastfeeding Mapuche suspects — MercoPress

Argentina’s Minister of Women’s Affairs resigns following the arrest of pregnant and breastfeeding Mapuche suspects Friday, October 7, 2022 – 10:11 UTC Gómez Alcorta will be replaced by María Cristina Perceval Argentina’s Minister for Women, Gender and Diversity, Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, tendered her resignation on Thursday due to differences with the administration of […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic may have reduced breastfeeding

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain The COVID-19 pandemic has had many impacts on the health of families. While exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control for its immunity, bonding and health benefits, mothers were less likely to breastfeeding during the […]

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The Covid pandemic may have reduced breastfeeding

ANAHEIM, CA.—The COVID-19 pandemic has had many impacts on the health of families. While exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control for its immunity, bonding and health benefits, mothers were less likely to breastfeeding during the pandemic, according to […]

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Staff changes and pandemic measures may have interfered with breastfeeding in a hospital nursery, study found

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many impacts on the health of families. While exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control for its immunity, bonding and health benefits, mothers were less likely to breastfeeding during the pandemic, according to research […]

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Argentina’s women’s minister resigns following the arrest of pregnant and lactating Mapuche suspects — MercoPress

Argentina’s Minister of Women’s Affairs resigns following the arrest of pregnant and breastfeeding Mapuche suspects Friday, October 7, 2022 – 10:11 UTC Gómez Alcorta will be replaced by María Cristina Perceval Argentina’s Minister for Women, Gender and Diversity, Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta, tendered her resignation on Thursday due to differences with the administration of […]

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Portlaoise Hospital offers lifesaving new aid to nursing mums in Laois

The new equipment at Portlaoise Hospital will provide vital support to local women who may have breastfeeding problems, according to the HSE. A release says the first device is therapeutic ultrasound that provides micro-massage and heat that treats mastitis by unclogging milk ducts, while reducing pain and swelling. Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise has also acquired […]

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Drop in breastfeeding in Kuwait; Only 8% of newborns are breastfed – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This post has been read 1628 times! KUWAIT CITY, October 5: The decline in breastfeeding rates in Kuwait speaks to a real need to strengthen cooperation between different sectors in the country to support the best nutrition offered to infants, the representative of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. […]

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The Hub: supporters of the Breastfeeding Friendly project

Date published: October 05, 2022 The Hub, Sleaford encourages and supports parents and children in the district, through their support of the breastfeeding friendly project and a wide variety of family activities. What inspired you to join the Breastfeeding Friendly project? We think it’s important that everyone feels completely comfortable and welcome […]

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Sarah Heaphey, mum to Louth, found breastfeeding a huge help when baby Annie arrived early

A mum from Dundalk whose baby was born almost seven weeks premature has explained how important breastfeeding was to her while her daughter was cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit. Arah Heaphey, who was shocked when her baby girl was born nearly seven weeks premature earlier this year, is sharing her story to […]

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Dundalk mum Sarah found breastfeeding a huge help when little Annie arrived early

A mum from Dundalk whose baby was born almost seven weeks early has spoken about how important breastfeeding was to her while her daughter was cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit. Arah Heaphey, who was shocked when her baby girl was born nearly seven weeks premature earlier this year, is sharing her story […]

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UTM installs first lactation module to help breastfeeding students – The Varsity

UTM recently installed its first lactation module on campus for breastfeeding. The lactation module will be available for daily use from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and is available to everyone, regardless of UTM membership. Studies show that returning to work or school after maternity leave is often a barrier for people who are breastfeeding. […]

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Athlone’s mum promotes National Breastfeeding Week in Portiuncula

Olivia Somers, lactation consultant with Lisa Dowling and baby Harriet from Athlone, marks National Breastfeeding Week at Portiuncula University Hospital. Published: Fri 30 Sep 2022, 10:07 An Athlone mother helps promote National Breastfeeding Week at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe. Lisa Dowling and baby Harriet are pictured above with Olivia Somers, lactation consultant at Portiuncula University […]

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Davis Medical will sponsor Lactation Station during the Forest Festival

ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis Medical Center Women’s Health Services is sponsoring a lactation station in Elkins City Park to provide a private and comfortable space for nursing mothers during Forest Festival. “The West Virginia Breastfeeding Alliance sponsored a lactation station at the West Virginia State Fair and we thought it was a great idea. Ciera […]

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Trust trains 17 lactation and breastfeeding consultants :: North Cumbria Integrated Care

Seventeen staff from the North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust have passed the exams to become lactation consultants. The staff – who are passionate about supporting families with infant feeding – have spent the last 18 months undergoing intensive training to prepare them to take the IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) exam. They […]

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Maternity – Breastfeeding support | Prime Health

If you are a new mom or new to breastfeeding, you may have a lot of questions. Our experienced team is there to guide you in setting up breastfeeding for your newborn. Time spent with your baby in the first weeks and months is special, and we believe it should be as stress-free as possible. […]

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Step up for breastfeeding. Educate and Support – PAHO/WHO

As part of the activities organized to mark World Breastfeeding Week 2022Thursday, August 4, PAHO will host the webinar “Step up for breastfeeding. Educate and support”. The webinar will be used to share information from countries that have had successful experiences in implementing, educating and supporting the breastfeeding recommendation. It will also highlight the role […]

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A breastfeeding support center is now open in Eatontown

EATONTOWN, NJ – A brand new breastfeeding center is now open in Anne Vogel wellness center next to Monmouth Shopping Center in Eatontown. The center offers individual lactation consultations, breastfeeding support groups and education programs. The Anne Vogel wellness center open in July, and it is located at 200 Wyckoff Road in Eatontown, next to […]

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Certified lactation consultant uses evidence-based research to help new moms make informed decisions

Listen to this article. I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University and have credited my education at NSU with being instrumental in my successful nursing career. My education has exposed me to many different types of specialties during my clinics and classes. As a result, I ultimately chose a pediatric […]

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(BPRW) Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association Hosts Virtual Conference | Press Releases

(BPRW) Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association will hold a virtual conference Birth & Breastfeeding (Black PR wire) DETROIT, MI —The Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association will hold its annual conference, dubbed Virtual Road Trip: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference, October 3-5. The conference will bring together diverse maternal and child health stakeholders to optimize birth and breastfeeding experiences […]

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Opening of a breastfeeding wellness center at the Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center at Monmouth Medical Center

Tara Ann Murphy, lactation consultant for MMC’s new Breastfeeding Wellness Center, is pictured with, from left, Jonathan Teitelbaum, MD, Chairman of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Robert Graebe, MD, chair of obstetrics and gynecology. Long Branch, New Jersey, September 21, 2022– Monmouth Medical Center’s Outpatient Breastfeeding Wellness Centre, which provides pre and postpartum […]

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Novant Health to begin offering nightly breastfeeding consultations via video

Beginning Sept. 21, Wilmington patients can schedule private, one-on-one video consultations daily between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. (PCD). WILMINGTON — Novant Health recently launched a new program to connect new mothers to lactation experts for overnight support. Starting Sept. 21, Wilmington patients can schedule private, one-on-one video consultations daily between 7 p.m. and 7 […]

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Breastfeeding can protect mom and baby’s hearts in the long run – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Breastfeeding may provide long-term heart benefits for mother and child, new statement of the American Heart Association (AHA) says. The immune system of newborns and infants can be strengthened by breast milk, which has long been recognized as an ideal nutrient during the first months of life. But […]

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“Happy place”: opening of a lactation room in Mount Airy | Services

After a few moments of nursing, Sparrow Hazel, 8 months, pulled away from her mother’s breast and looked around the room. Sarah Early, a nurse and internationally board-certified lactation consultant, watched the baby closely. Early rose from her seat and retrieved a nipple shield for Sparrow’s mother, Silvia Hazel. With the shield in place, Silvia […]

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Resumption of Pitt County Monthly Breastfeeding Support Groups and Classes

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Pitt County Health Department in-person and virtual breastfeeding support groups and classes are set to resume. The Mothers of Milk Support (MOMS) Breastfeeding Support Group is a monthly discussion group led by WIC (Women, Infants and Children) breastfeeding peer counselors who Pitt County says encourages and supports pregnant or breastfeeding […]

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Induced lactation helps adoptive and trans mothers breastfeed

MadameNoire Featured Video Source: Westend61/Getty Women who adopt children can now breastfeed them. Through induced lactation which occurs when a woman takes a drug to trick the body into thinking she is pregnant so the breast can produce milk. This can make people wonder if the process is safe. The answer is yes. “The composition […]

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BKKBN boosts lactation education for working moms

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN) is promoting the provision of comprehensive breastfeeding management training to working mothers in various regions who simultaneously care for their children. “As part of a research, (it was found that) stunting will reduce the GDP (gross domestic product) of a country by two to […]

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The risk of tacit anemia for exclusively breastfeeding mothers

Columnists The risk of tacit anemia for exclusively breastfeeding mothers Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Development work can get me down sometimes. Because I have always understood that exclusive breastfeeding up to six months was fabulous for a baby’s health. In fact, it can lead to lifelong impairment: yet, now that I have discovered this, the […]

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MSU Presents Lactation Education Series for Parents and Partners

MSU launched a series called lactation education organized by Natosha Sage-EL Bylsma of the Organization of Expectant Parents. This educational opportunity will serve to provide parents and their partners with information on breastfeeding preparation. The class schedule will be as follows: Week 1 (September 9, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.): Introduction to lactation: benefits, how […]

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PSLE leave, parenting classes and lactation rooms: How a local company is retaining talent with family-friendly policies

Implementing family-friendly policies is not meant to be a popularity contest or the pursuit of high turnout. Instead, when planning such policies, it is a matter of designing them to meet the needs of specific groups and to reach employees who need support. This is according to OCBC Bank and its group human resources manager, […]

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COVID-19 vaccine boosters are well tolerated during pregnancy and lactation

September 12, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Kachikis reports that he served as a research consultant for Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline on projects related to maternal immunization in 2020, served as an unpaid consultant for GlaxoSmithKline in 2022 outside of the study, and received a grant from Merck and Pfizer outside the study. […]

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Breastfeeding tips from a lactation consultant | Health Focus SA

Whether you are a new mom or a seasoned veterinarian, breastfeeding comes with its own set of unique challenges. From difficulties with the baby latching on to sore nipples, breastfeeding can sometimes feel overwhelming. Here are more breastfeeding tips, tricks, and fast facts from Deborah Persyn, Registered Nurse and Certified Lactation Consultant at University Health. […]

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Evaluation of breastfeeding, weaning and complementary feeding practices among women attending a tertiary care teaching hospital in South India

PRE-TEST DEMOGRAPHIC DETAILS: I. Child’s name: II. Child’s age: III. Is the child vaccinated appropriately for the age? Yes No IV. Mother’s age: V. Address: VI. Socioeconomic status: 1) Upper class (≥$36,000 per year) 2) Upper middle class ($15,000-35,000 per year) 3) Middle class ($5,000-14,000 per year) 4) Middle class lower ($1,000-5,000 per year) 5) […]

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Nursing mothers will find a friendly place at the new Wokingham Leisure Center – Wokingham.Today

leisure [email protected] Hub is a breastfeeding friendly place and will display a certificate on site, train staff and provide a supportive environment. Places Leisure, the council’s leisure provider, has signed up to the breastfeeding friendly program of the Breastfeeding Network (BfN). The program gives families breastfeeding confidence when visiting public places by providing a safe […]

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Ex-Goldman employee says staff made fun of her when she used the nursing rooms

A Goldman Sachs chief executive who resigned in 2016 wrote an eye-opener covered by the Financial Times. The FT says the book, “Bully Market”, contains dozens of allegations of inappropriate behavior. The author allegedly said that co-workers once placed a toy cow on her desk while she was using the lactation area. Loading Something is […]

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Prenatal Classes Didn’t Prepare Me for My Breastfeeding Problems and “Mom Guilt”

My son was born in November 2021. Even though I had a c-section because he was in a breech position, the first few days went smoothly. Five days after he was born, when the midwife visited me at home, she told me that my baby’s weight had dropped by 10%. I immediately felt like I […]

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Gothenburg Health lactation counseling team extends support to new mums | Brand Ave. studios

Photo courtesy of Gothenburg Health Gothenburg Health now has two certified lactation consultants who support families before, during and after childbirth. Dani Gilligan and Sarah Dea offer clinical breastfeeding advice and management support to families who are interested in breastfeeding and lactation, who have questions or who are having problems with it. They work with […]

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Tribal Health Department Promotes National Breastfeeding Month | New

Host Cristen TwoTeeth, center and attendees show off their finished baby foam bags. Char-Koosta News ST. IGNATIUS — August is National Breastfeeding Month, and the CSKT Tribal Health Department (THD) hosted a baby foam bag-making class and talking circle event to raise awareness about breastfeeding. Each year, THD hosts a variety of events, including crib-making […]

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Environmental Factor – September 2022: Exposure to antibacterial chemicals via breastfeeding linked to liver damage in newborn mice

Researchers at the University of California (UC), San Diego found evidence that newborn mice can be exposed to triclosan while nursing, leading to a significant buildup of fat in their livers – an early sign of liver damage. The study was partially funded by the NIEHS Superfonds research program (SRP) and by a NIEHS Exploratory […]

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WRNMMC Chief of Staff Shares Support for Breastfeeding Mothers > Walter Reed National Military Medical Center > Articles

WRNMMC, Bethesda, MD – Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Chief of Staff, Captain (Navy) Kelly Elmore applauded women breastfeeding their babies during “Latch On”, an event marking National Breastfeeding Month held on August 18. “Breastfeeding/breastfeeding in uniform has motivated me to continue promoting the importance of breastfeeding wherever I go,” said Elmore, who […]

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Providing Breastfeeding Support for Black Moms in Tennessee – NWILife

As a mom of three, Kimathi Coleman knows firsthand the joys — and challenges — of breastfeeding. Kimathi turned this knowledge into a calling through her volunteer work with BSTARS in Memphis, Tennessee. BSTARSshort for Breastfeeding Sisters That Are Receive Support, helps rebuild the culture around breastfeeding by providing informational and emotional support to increase […]

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UIC lactation policy | UIC today

Expensive sstudents, Faculty and sjob, During National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, I am pleased to announce that the university’s new lactation policy is now in effect. This policy was created to support breastfeeding individuals at UIC by providing them with an approved time off during their work or school day to express their breast milk for […]

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Help Ashley become a certified lactation consultant

As many of you know, for the past year I have worked with a non-profit organization here in San Antonio that works to reduce child abuse and neglect through access to resources and free education for families. When I started my birthing journey 7 years ago, I planned to become an IBCLC. As a mother […]

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Marshall Medical OB Units Encourage Newborn Breastfeeding | Free sharing

Breast milk can mean the difference between life and death for a newborn, high or low intelligence for a toddler, and normal weight or obesity for a child. Science supports all aspects of breastmilk versus synthetic milk, but breastfeeding rates still lag behind formula feeding. As August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we asked experts from […]

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UK researchers highlight support efforts during Black Breastfeeding Week

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (August 30, 2022) — As Black Breastfeeding Week is celebrated across the United States from August 25-31, researchers from the University of Kentucky shed light on research and advocacy initiatives supporting Black mothers’ choices to initiate and continue breast feeding. feeding with milk. The university’s SPEAK (Support Peers for Breastfeeding Expansion among African […]

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Support for a breastfeeding mother

When Sarah Davis’ daughter Adelaide was born three months early – at 26 weeks – breastfeeding was initially the furthest thing from her mind. With a background in maternal and child health, her plan had certainly been to breastfeed her baby, but the stress associated with the days leading up to her exceptionally early birth, […]

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LIBERIA: World Breastfeeding Week Observed in Liberia…As Deputy Health Minister Says, Poor Nutrition Reduces Children’s Capacities

Participants in this year’s official program marking World Breastfeeding Week in Liberia The Deputy Minister of Health for Administration, Ms. Norwu Howard, says poor nutrition reduces a child’s abilities. She wants baby mothers to prioritize breastfeeding. According to her, breastfeeding remains important because breastmilk helps keep babies healthy, smart and strong. Ms Howard made the […]

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Support course for breastfeeding mothers, Breastfeeding 101, September 13 – News

Learn about the benefits of being a breastfeeding mom and how to successfully return to campus as a breastfeeding mom. Also learn about Illinois Breastfeeding Laws and Illinois State University Breastfeeding Policy. Promotion of health and well-being partnered with the Bloomington Normal Birth Center to acquire Trish Wierenga, a Certified Lactation Consultant, to initiate and […]

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Pregnant and nursing cops protected by new NJ rules

By SP Sullivannj.com TRENTON, NJ — State officials released sweeping new guidelines Thursday on how New Jersey police departments should treat pregnant and nursing officers, signaling an effort to recruit more women into the police force. The new guidelines are “designed to help make policing a more attractive career path for women,” Acting Attorney General […]

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Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic Supports Moms and Babies

CLEVELAND — Connor is Anna and Kevin McHugh’s first baby. He was posterior and McHugh’s work was quick. The couple made it to the Cleveland Clinic Fairview hospital emergency entrance just in time and doctors delivered him to the back of their car. What do you want to know August is National Breastfeeding Month In […]

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Vital Signs: A Community of Support Exists for Breastfeeding Parents | Health

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. For many years, World Breastfeeding Week has been celebrated from August 1-7 with different themes to raise awareness of the need for breastfeeding education and support. Why focus on breastfeeding? Numerous studies have shown the benefits of breastfeeding on both the mental and physical health of breastfeeding parents and babies. […]

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The Binational Breastfeeding Coalition celebrates its 10th anniversary

by: Melissa Luna Job : August 28, 2022 / 11:41 a.m. MDT Updated: August 28, 2022 / 11:41 a.m. MDT EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Binational Breastfeeding Coalition (BBC) will hold a press conference on Monday, August 20 to celebrate the nonprofit organization’s 10th anniversary. The BBC will hold a press conference to celebrate […]

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Chicago’s South Side Birthing Center Celebrates Black Breastfeeding Week with First ‘Latch and Stroll’ Event

Taylor King held her 21-month-old son, Sterling King, as he took a nap in a tent in Jackson Park on Saturday as she recalled what it was like to have to drive 40 minutes from her home in the south of Chicago until she gave birth. center where Sterling was born in 2020. King made […]

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Mocha Mamas Milk celebrates Black Breastfeeding Week with an event

Mocha Mamas Milk works to improve the health of black moms and their babies. COLUMBIA, SC – This week is Black Breastfeeding Week and Mamas Mocha Milk to celebrate. The research team of University of South Carolina College of Nursing promotes the health of African-American moms and their babies, according to its website. “There are […]

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Black Women Face Unique Breastfeeding Challenges

Bre-breastfeeding is the hardest thing you will do until your child becomes a teenager,” said the host of my virtual lactation support group. My heart sank. I was two weeks postpartum and physically exhausted after recovering from an unplanned C-section, learning to care for a helpless little human being, and understanding the surprising complexities of […]

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Taking contraceptives while breastfeeding: how safe is it? and more Latest news here

Carmen Gloria Bórquez, midwife at DecidoInformada.cl, explains which methods are most appropriate and provides recommendations for resuming sexual activity without fear of harming the health of babies. Various studies prove that breastfeeding, especially during the first year of life, is very beneficial for the health of infants, contributing to their nutrition with vitamins, proteins and […]

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Breastfeeding classes available in Fermanagh

CLASSES . . .A new range of breastfeeding lessons from NursingMama.ie – covering the early days through to the end of your breastfeeding journey. Posted: 1:31 p.m. Aug 26, 2022 By Matthew Leslie [email protected] TO SHARE A NEW breastfeeding lesson suite is now available for parents in Fermanagh.Launched by Nursing mama.ie, these courses are the […]

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Healthy Tahoe: Breastfeeding support available

Although breastfeeding may seem like the easiest and most natural choice, families may experience difficulty breastfeeding for a variety of reasons.Supplied/Jeff Dow via Barton August is National Breastfeeding Month – a time to promote breastfeeding and advocate to ensure all families have the opportunity to breastfeed. Certified lactation consultants, like the team at Barton’s Family […]

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Breastfeed the second time

The Family Birth Center at the University of Chicago Medicine is internationally recognized for providing optimal care for breastfed babies and their parents. Our doctors and lactation consultants understand that breastfeeding can seem daunting, even for a second parent. Breastfeeding can be especially difficult if your firstborn has not been breastfed. As a Baby-Friendly USA […]

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Breastfeeding Awareness Month Celebrated | News, Sports, Jobs

TL Photo/JD LONG (from left to right): Joni Dulkoski, breastfeeding peer helper; Brandi Rapp, nurse; Rebecca Eberhart, director of the WIC, and Karli Ray of the Children’s Puskarich Library were all present Thursday. CADIZ — Just outside the offices of the Women’s, Infants and Children’s Program on E. Warren Street in […]

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Black and breastfeeding: a lactation specialist to help more women do it

By Alexa Spencer | word in black This story is part of a series on Black breastfeeding that highlights real-life stories of Black mothers and breastfeeding specialists navigating disparities and creating solutions in today’s maternal health climate. . Credit: Illustration by Alexa Imani Spencer/Photo courtesy of Sterling Grey-Simmons (WIB) – Sterling Grey-Simmons, who lives 30 […]

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New lactation room unveiled at Monroe County Courthouse

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – The Seventh Judicial District, along with members of its Gender Equity Committee, unveiled Thursday the completion of a lactation room located at the Monroe County Courthouse in l honoring National Breastfeeding Month. District court facilities will have signs indicating that breastfeeding is welcome in designated areas and new employees will be […]

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Business Beat: Lactation Expert Helps New Parents

Ask any parent and you’ll soon learn that having a new baby isn’t easy, let alone for new parents. There is so much to learn about caring for a baby, including making sure they are well nourished. Among the options for feeding a baby is breastfeeding. It sounds simple. In concept it is, but the […]

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Florida Black Breastfeeding Week 2022 starts August 25

Pasco, Hernando, Manatee and Pinellas counties will recognize the outreach event. PASCO COUNTY, Florida – This year Black Breastfeeding Week in the West Central Florida region begins August 25. Pasco, Hernando, Manatee and Pinellas County Health Departments will celebrate the event through photo shoots, trivia and free breastfeeding classes. Black Breastfeeding Week has been raising […]

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Lactation consultations offered at the Hoisington Clinic

HOISINGTON – Breastfeeding provides remarkable health benefits for infants and mothers and helps protect against certain diseases and conditions. To help mothers who have questions about breastfeeding or those who simply need extra support, Clara Barton Medical Center is now offering breastfeeding consultations at the Hoisington Clinic. Counselors Breanna Helton, RN, and Emily DeLaurentis, RN, […]

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New breastfeeding recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics

For the first time in a decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has made several updates to its breastfeeding guidelines in an update policy statement. The updated AAP guidelines now align with the guidelines put in place by the World Health Organization (WHO) and many other international guidelines. What are the new recommendations for […]

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Breastfeeding week observed – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

ALIGARH: Celebrations marking World Breastfeeding Week continued in different departments and centers of the Aligarh Muslim University and several events were organized to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding for newborn babies. born. At the Neonatal Division of the Department of Paediatrics, JN Medical College, a workshop on “Breastfeeding Myths and Facts” was held […]

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Breastfeeding Symposium Held – UrduPoint

PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – Aug 24, 2022): Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC) and Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar held a one-day Global Breastfeeding Symposium on Wednesday to raise awareness among the masses in this regard. The seminar was held at KGMC Auditorium with the collaboration of Pakistan Pediatric Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (PPA-KP), United Nations International […]

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Lactation consultations offered at Hoisington Clinic

HOISINGTON – Breastfeeding provides remarkable health benefits for infants and mothers and helps protect against certain diseases and conditions. To help mothers with questions about breastfeeding or those who simply need extra support, Clara Barton Medical Center is now offering breastfeeding consultations at the Hoisington Clinic. Counselors Breanna Helton, RN, and Emily DeLaurentis, RN, say […]

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Black Breastfeeding Week 2022 | Florida Department of Health in Pasco

PASCO COUNTY, Florida. – The West Central Florida County Health Departments and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) are celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week 2022 (BBW22) starting August 25 –31. This year’s theme is Black Breastfeeding Week 2022: 10 Years, A New Foundation. To learn more about why BBW22 recognition is necessary, […]

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Breastfeeding support group La Leche League on the brink due to COVID-19 and underfunding

La Leche League has supported tens of thousands of Kiwi mothers and babies, with volunteer leaders providing mother-to-mother support, education and information to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding. COVID-19 has contributed to a drop in the number of leaders from 150 a decade ago to around 80, and La Leche League said the coffers […]

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Why breastfeed? The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and child – Inside INdiana Business

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated their breastfeeding guidelines, now supporting the continuation of breastfeeding up to two years or beyond, as mutually desired by mother and child. Breast milk is and always has been the most optimal source of nutrition for a growing baby, and while breastfeeding is an option for the […]

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Breastfeeding protects mother and child from diseases

LAHORE: Breastfeeding sensitization seminar was held with the collaboration of Pakistan Academy of Family Physicians, UNICEF and Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Lahore, here on Monday. Prof. Mahmood Ali Malik was the chief guest and Prof. Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah, Prof. Dr. Masood Sadiq, Vice Chancellor of the University of Child Health Sciences (UCHS) and Prof. […]