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Pregnant or breastfeeding? CDC says to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should get the COVID-19 vaccine and booster when eligible, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged in recently updated guidance. The CDC’s recommendation echoes statements in support of vaccinations and booster shots from providers at Sanford Health as well as major midwifery organizations nationwide. “It’s not just part of […]

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More breastfeeding support for mums in North Cumbria

Andrea Harriman Mums in Cumbria should benefit from increased breastfeeding support. North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has appointed two new Infant Feeding Managers, Andrea Harriman and Bernice Radcliffe. Specialist midwives will provide support and information on feeding to new mothers and families. Bernice said: “We know Cumbria has lower than average breastfeeding rates, […]

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Novant Health Launches Virtual Overnight Lactation Assist | Sudclthebdomadary

CHARLOTTE — Novant Health has expanded its current lactation program by offering private, one-on-one video consultations between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily. On-demand virtual lactation consultations will connect families who need overnight support with a lactation expert so patients can share concerns, ask questions and get advice with little or no hassle. waiting. “We […]

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More breastfeeding support for mums in Cumbria :: North Cumbria Integrated Care

Mums in Cumbria should benefit from increased breastfeeding support as we have appointed two new Infant Feeding Managers. Both Andrea Harriman and Bernice Radcliffe are specialist midwives who provide important nutrition support and information to new mums and families. Berenice said: “We know Cumbria has lower than average breastfeeding rates, and that’s […]

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NURSING NAVIGATION: Mama Bear Lactation Care expands

BEAR HUG. Mama Bear Lactation’s services include expert, compassionate breastfeeding advice and support. (photo submitted) At one of the most vulnerable times in a new parent’s life, Jennifer Hafele, Mama Bear Lactation Care’s Mama Bear, provides expert, empathetic breastfeeding advice and support. Hafele is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), of which there are […]

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‘It’s not fair’: Kitchener mother kicked out of store for breastfeeding

A Kitchener mum is speaking out after saying a retail worker told her she couldn’t breastfeed her baby in the store. Allisha Derbyshire said in the 14 months she openly breastfed her twin daughters she had never experienced pushback, until last week. “I was shocked,” she said. Derbyshire was in a women’s clothing store in […]

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Key puzzle pieces that impact first lactation milk production

When building a puzzle, many people start with the corners and assemble the frame first. This process is exciting. You start something new and see the scope of the finished product. However, after building the frame, assembling the middle may seem laborious and monotonous. It’s easy to walk away from the project and forget about […]

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Montreal breastfeeding mother says to leave the mall

A Montreal mother says she was appalled and embarrassed after being told by an Eaton Center security guard to stop breastfeeding her baby or have to leave. Isabelle Côté says she was at the mall on Sainte-Catherine Street last weekend when four-month-old Leopold got hungry, so she sat on a bench to feed him. “The […]

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MIC’s Louise Thompson feels ‘judged’ for not breastfeeding her son

Photo credit: Ricky Vigil M – Getty Images Former Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson spoke of the “trauma” she suffered after being judged online for not breastfeeding her son. Taking to Instagram, she opened up to her 1.4 million followers about the backlash she’s received, stressing that she wants to ‘break the stigma’ around […]

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MIC’s Louise Thompson on the trauma of being ‘judged’ for not breastfeeding her son

Old Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson spoke of the “trauma” she suffered after being judged online for not breastfeeding his son. Taking to Instagram, she opened up to her 1.4 million followers about the backlash she’s received, stressing that she wants to ‘break the stigma’ around breastfeeding or bottle-feeding . “Trigger warning: birth trauma,” […]

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Louise Thompson reveals she was ‘too ashamed to say no’ to breastfeeding her baby

Louise Thompson gave birth to a baby boy, Leo, in November. (Getty Pictures) Louise Thompson has admitted she blames herself for not being able to breastfeed her baby Leo. The former reality TV star, 31, gave birth in November, before spending five weeks in hospital due to complications – and has been documenting her mental […]

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Louise Thompson ‘too ashamed to say no’ to breastfed son after birth trauma

Former Made In Chelsea star Louise Thompson has said she was tried for bottle-feeding her son and the trauma she suffered after he was born Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Louise Thompson and Ryan Libbey bathe baby Leo Louise Thompson opened up about her birth trauma and […]

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Indianapolis Private Lactation Specialist Provides Breastfeeding Support

After giving birth to her children, Sierra Woods struggled to breastfeed and sought professional help. She was looking for someone who looked like her, and when she finally found someone, she was delighted. “In trying to find a black consultant reviewer from the International Breastfeeding Council, Woods saw a clear need in the Indianapolis community […]

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Michelle Branch defends breastfeeding in public: Twitter – SheKnows

Michelle Branch makes sure everyone knows that she doesn’t have time to deal with moms, especially when they’re moms themselves. On March 15, Branch tweeted twice, explaining a shocking situation where another mother shamed him for breastfeeding her newborn daughter Willie on a park bench. Related story Michelle Branch’s Breastfeeding selfie shows adorable newborn daughter […]

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Louise Thompson admits she was ‘too ashamed to say no’ to breastfeeding her baby

Louise Thompson has expressed her fear of being judged for not breastfeeding her baby Leo Hunter. The former Made In Chelsea star, 31, nearly died and spent five weeks in hospital with ‘serious complications’ after giving birth to her 17-week-old son last year. And in an Instagram post on Saturday, she described how she felt […]

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Cone Health Partner NC A&T to Open New Lactation Clinic in East Greensboro

EAST GREENSBORO, NC (March 18, 2022) – Breastfeeding mothers and families seeking advice and support now have a new resource: a new lactation clinic within Cone Health’s MedCenter for Women, a joint venture between North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Lactation Certificate Program. and Cone Health. The clinic opened March 17 and is staffed […]

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Great Plains Health increases the number of breastfeeding lactations

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Breastfeeding mothers provide more than milk to their babies. Breast milk will make accommodations to meet the nutritional needs of the baby. If the baby is sick, breast milk will increase antibodies and protect the child. Four years ago, nurses at Great Plains Health noticed his lactation count was below […]

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Albany Legislature will provide lactation rooms

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – The Albany County Legislature introduced a policy impacting nursing mothers. The policy would designate a private space, other than a toilet, for expressing breast milk at work. Legislature gives green light to central warehouse renovation The Albany County Legislature introduced the policy on Monday, March 14. She would order all office […]

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Private breastfeeding specialist, MelaMama, offers breastfeeding support

INDIANAPOLIS — Sierra Woods says she’s the only black lactation and breastfeeding specialist in private practice in Indianapolis. Woods is a registered nurse (RN) and a internationally certified lactation consultant. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Woods is a breastfeeding mother of two who says supporting and advocating for breastfeeding is her calling in life. “It […]

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I am breastfeeding my toddler for Covid benefits after age 3

I had always imagined breastfeeding as a divine act. Me, radiant Madonna nourishing my serene Child Jesus. But when the time came, I discovered that breastfeeding a newborn in public was more like trying to pull off a magic trick. Watch this screaming child disappear under a cape! At a party three weeks after giving […]

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Yvon Bock’s company supports breastfeeding mothers

With flaming red hair, a cheerful smile and eyes shining with determination, Yvon Bock looks like a dragon-slaying, prejudice-busting protagonist straight out of an illustrated children’s book. If she was writing the series herself, Astrid Lindgren would be in good company. In real life, the business owner and mother of four already has a lot […]

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This OB-GYN got the COVID vaccine while breastfeeding

Needless to say, the last ten months have been a time of unprecedented stress for everyone, but especially for pregnant women and mothers of young children. Most of these mothers I know, myself included, often think about and plan for the future. But COVID-19 has upended the best-laid plans and replaced them with daily uncertainty […]

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Nursing mother wins settlement, claims NJ Jobs ‘avenged’

NEW JERSEY – A mother who complained that her North Jersey-based business was making things difficult during and after her maternity leave has won a $195,000 settlement from the state’s Civil Rights Division, have officials said Wednesday. The mother accused, among other things, the North Bergen manufacturing company of trying to deny her disability and […]

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Breastfeeding made easy for families at Crookston Sports Center – Crookston Times

Polk County Public Health and Times Report The Crookston Sports Center (CSC) recently transformed an empty hall into an inviting space for breastfeeding families. The designated lactation room is a private and comfortable space that has a rocking chair, a table, electrical outlets, a changing table and is located near the bathrooms. Mothers are encouraged […]

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Breastfeeding athletes can bring their babies to the Olympics

Tokyo Olympics organizers will now allow breastfeeding athletes to bring their babies with them to the Summer Games next month, according to an IOC spokesperson. This stance is the reverse of an earlier decision that barred family members of athletes from attending the games due to COVID-19 safety protocols. A few breastfeeding athletes have also […]

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Millie Mackintosh praised for sharing her breastfeeding journey

Millie Mackintosh has been praised by fans for sharing her breastfeeding journey, pictured in September 2021. (Getty Images) Millie Mackintosh revealed her decision to stop breastfeeding her baby girl in an honest post shared on Instagram. the old Made in Chelsea star, 31, welcomed her second child, a baby girl named Aurelia Violet Taylor, with […]

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Judge: Georgia’s lactation counselors law is unconstitutional | State

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia law that requires people who provide breastfeeding care and services to be licensed by the state and only allows people who have obtained specific certification to be licensed violates the Constitution of state, a judge ruled. A provision of the 2016 law requires people who provide “lactation care and services” […]

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No, breastfeeding is not really free

During my pregnancy, I was looking forward to breastfeeding my son. I had heard that not only does it provide optimal nutrition for baby, but it also fights infection and disease, reduces the risk of SIDS, and decreases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer in the mother. It helps with mother-baby bonding, as well […]

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Jeannie Mai says breastfeeding was harder than giving birth

Jeannie Mai has updated her Instagram following her journey as a mother. In a recent post, Mai revealed the difficulty she had breastfeeding. “I’ve been dealing with this breastfeeding issue for two months. Listening to a lactation nurse, reading advice online and getting lots of help from other mums. By far, this has been the […]

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Lactation consultants in Georgia will no longer need a license to teach new moms how to breastfeed

Mother breastfeeding baby boy Source: Compassionate Eye Foundation/David Oxberry/Getty The Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta has ruled in favor of a law that will allow certified lactation consultants to teach new moms how to breastfeed without needing an advanced degree. The strict licensing requirement was created in 2016 and required consultants to obtain one […]

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Judge: Georgia’s lactation counselors law is unconstitutional

ATLANTE A Georgia law that requires people who provide breastfeeding care and services to be licensed by the state and only allows people who have obtained specific certification to be licensed violates the state Constitution, said a judge. A provision of the 2016 law requires people who provide “lactation care and services” to be certified […]

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Georgia lactation counselor law unconstitutional, judge says

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia law that requires people who provide breastfeeding care and services to be licensed by the state and only allows people who have obtained specific certification to be licensed violates the Constitution of state, a judge ruled. A provision of the 2016 law requires people who provide “breastfeeding care and services” […]

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Georgia’s lactation counselors law is unconstitutional

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia law that requires people who provide breastfeeding care and services to be licensed by the state and only allows people who have obtained specific certification to be licensed violates the Constitution of state, a judge ruled. A provision of the 2016 law requires people who provide “lactation care and services” […]

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judge: Georgia’s lactation consultant law is unconstitutional | Georgia News

By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia law that requires people who provide breastfeeding care and services to be licensed by the state and only allows people who have obtained specific certification to be licensed violates the Constitution of state, a judge ruled. A provision of the 2016 law requires people who […]

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Woman uses social media to give Ukrainians breastfeeding products

Knowing that Ukrainians have fled for their lives, with some having to give birth underground as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, Emily Page, herself a mother, knew she had to do something to help. “As a mother, seeing all the women and children fleeing for their lives, hearing stories of women giving birth in […]

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Nursing mom says to leave Lush store in Montreal area mall

A Montreal-area mother is speaking out after she was asked to leave a Lush cosmetics store last week for breastfeeding her son. “It was incredibly embarrassing for me,” Aella Morad, the mother of two young children, said of what happened. While waiting for a prepaid pick-up order at the Lush cosmetics store in the Fairview […]

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A Woman-Owned Lactation Consultant Company Celebrates IBCLC Day

A woman-owned lactation business supports babies and mothers in the western suburbs during Lactation Care Appreciation Week. Sarah Paddock There were more than 133,000 new babies born in Illinois in 2020. For most parents, the challenges that come with new babies are daunting. Between sleep deprivation, many online resources (which can be contradictory) and lack […]

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Workshops give mums a say in breastfeeding your baby in West Leeds

Words: Lucy Potter Are you a 24-and-under mom? Do you live in West Leeds? Are you pregnant or did you give birth in 2021/22? In March, Leeds Bosom Buddies and Women’s Health Matters are running a series of listening workshops in inner city neighborhoods around their food experiences or planned food choices. They want to […]

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Breastfeeding in an air-raid shelter in Kyiv; House Rep Ro Khanna on Ukraine; Plus, fundraising special with Louise Mita

Remains of a burnt out truck in Kharkov, Ukraine, February 27 February | Photoreserg 0:08 – Karen Greenberg (@KarenGreenberg3), director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, discusses President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address yesterday, March 1. His most recent book is Subtle Tools: Dismantling American Democracy from […]

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Can breastfeeding really prevent pregnancy?

Having a baby is an exciting and life changing event. Still, caring for infants takes a lot of time and energy, especially if you’re juggling family and work. So even the happiest and proudest parents can wait a little after the birth of a child before welcoming another. You may have heard that if you […]

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ITV This Morning viewers were stunned by mum’s pressure on her daughter to stop breastfeeding

This Morning viewers couldn’t hold back after a mum shared her breastfeeding dilemma on Wednesday’s show. Caller Daisy spoke to hosts Holly and Phil as well as agony aunt Deidre Sanders. They sympathized with the mother after she explained the difficult situation she found herself in with her own parents. Introducing the segment, Holly asked, […]

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Breastfeeding can be good for public health and the planet too

Opinion: Supporting mothers who want to breastfeed is good for public health and could also reduce emissions By Kian Mintz Woo, UDC; Aifé Long, UDC and Dr. Maeve Anne O’Connell, Fatima College of Health Sciences Breastfeeding is both a public health issue and an environmental justice issue. In public health terms, breastfeeding is associated with […]