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CSUN opens lactation pod at Bayramian Hall – Daily Sundial

CSUN opened its first lactation module on March 28 in the lobby of Bayramian Hall at the request of the university’s Institute for Community Health and Wellness, also known as HWB. The carrycot is intended to give breastfeeding people the privacy needed to pump milk and it also has a range of features aimed at […]

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A surgical resident’s breastfeeding story

Catherine Wagner’s daughter Lucy started walking recently, taking off with enthusiasm and hesitation once she realizes she is walking unaided. It’s scary to start something new on your own. Wagner, cardiothoracic surgery resident at Michigan Medicine, could relate in some ways. Trying to figure out how to breastfeed and pump while in residency was unfamiliar […]

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Is breastfeeding safe for infants of women with epilepsy taking anticonvulsant drugs?

According to the results of a study published in Seizure: Epilepsy Journal. World health organizations recommend exclusively breastfeeding infants for at least 6 months. Deciding whether or not to stop ASM is a serious concern for half of women epilepsy who are of childbearing age. Many studies have assessed ASM concentrations in the breast milk […]

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Providence Everett Lactation and Postpartum Clinic offers support for new parents

EVERETT – Washington State has one of the highest percentages of parents who choose breastfeeding at the time of childbirth, but starting or maintaining lactation can be problematic for some parents , and that’s when the Providence Everett Breastfeeding and Postpartum Clinic steps in to help. According to a CDC Breastfeeding Newsletter 2020 When surveying […]

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MDHHS is committed to supporting breastfeeding families, increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration, and closing the breastfeeding gap between black and white populations that persists in Michigan. Although from 2010 to 2018, the disparity between whites and blacks in breastfeeding initiation has narrowed from 19% to 14.7%, MDHHS remains committed to closing this gap further. The […]

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Breastfeeding and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome | New

April 19, 2022 – Each year, approximately 3,400 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly in the United States. The risk of sudden unexpected infant death syndrome (SUID) varies across demographic groups. Trying to make sense of these disparities, Melissa Bartick, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and MPH student at Harvard TH Chan School […]

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Program pushes for representation in lactation consultants

GREENSBORO, NC — A program at North Carolina A&T State University is working to create more diversity and representation in the lactation consultant field. What do you want to know NC A&T is the first public HBCU to offer the Human Lactation Pathway 2 certificate with the intention of producing more lactation consultants who are […]

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Frontier Airlines Lawsuit Settlement for Pregnant Nursing Employees

Based in Denver Border airlines reached a settlement over complaints about its policies regarding pregnant or nursing employees – a controversy described in our May 2016 article, “Frontier Told Flight Attendant to Wait Ten Hours to Pump Breast Milk.” Frontier pilots Brandy Beck, Shannon Kiedrowski, Randi Freyer and Erin Zielinksi first raised their concerns with […]

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The campus celebrates the inauguration of the first “lactation capsule”

Administrators, faculty, students and staff gathered at Bayramian Hall on March 28 to celebrate the CSUN campus’ first “lactation module.” Cassidy Butow, administrative coordinator for CSUN’s Institute for Community Health and Wellness, greeted attendees at the grand opening, which featured a baby shower theme, complete with sugar cookies, balloons and beanbags. gifts. President Erika […]

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Jeannie Mai got so candid about the ‘pressure’ of breastfeeding – SheKnows

Jeannie Mai just got really candid about her breastfeeding journey. The new mum, who gave birth to daughter Monaco Mai-Jenkins four months ago, spoke with PEOPLE on one of her biggest postpartum challenges. Related story Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shared a breathtaking photo of breastfeeding her daughter “[Breastfeeding is] difficult because it’s a full-time job every three […]

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Woman Backed For Confronting ‘Sexist’ Step-Brother In Breastfeeding Drama

The internet supported a woman who said in a post that went viral that she recently confronted her “insufferable” brother-in-law over a comment he made about her breastfeeding. Posting on Reddit’s popular “Am I The A**hole forum” (AITA) under the username u/Large_Situation6641, the woman added that the confrontation happened at a “little party” for their […]

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The Bronx has the lowest breastfeeding rate in New York. New PSA from Albert Einstein College hopes to reach Bronx mothers – Bronx Times

Hoping to dispel harmful myths and stigmas about breastfeeding, an Albert Einstein College of Medicine program hopes its new public service campaign can help increase post-hospital breastfeeding in the Bronx, where rates are the lowest in town. The Bronx Healthy Start campaign shines a spotlight on breastfeeding mothers and their various support systems, including doulas, […]

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Labeling for migraine treatment Rimegepant updated with lactation data

The prescribing information for rimegepant (Nurtec® ODT) has been updated to include clinical lactation data. Rimegepant is a calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura and for the preventive treatment of episodic migraine. To assess the concentration of rimegepant in plasma and human milk, an […]

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Breastfeeding Clinic Open House Offers Opportunities for Area Professionals to Collaborate for More Comprehensive Family Care

Plano, TX, April 13, 2022 –(PR.com)– My Pure Delivery Professional Open House6217 Chapel Hill Boulevard Suite 100, Plano, TX 75093Thursday April 21, 2022, 4-8 p.m. My Pure Delivery Breastfeeding Clinic is hosting a Professional Open House on Thursday, April 21 from 4-8 p.m. at its new location in Plano. They hope to welcome practitioners, including […]

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MVHS offers breastfeeding classes | Daily Sentinel

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Health System Maternal Child Services offers free monthly breastfeeding classes for expectant parents who have chosen or are considering breastfeeding. Common breastfeeding concerns will be addressed and breastfeeding information and resources will be provided. Fathers are encouraged to attend. Classes are held at St. Luke’s Campus in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 […]

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Mamava offers breastfeeding places in offices and airports

For new moms, finding a space for breastfeeding during the working day can be a source of stress and discomfort. Although the Affordable Care Act requires an employer to provide a dedicated place and time for a woman to pump at work, only 40% have a space that isn’t a bathroom, according to a study […]

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Nursing Accessories Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of Breastfeeding Accessories Market with holistic information about important factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The Breastfeeding Accessories Market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2015-2021. To assist players to gain a thorough […]

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When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Come Naturally

New mothers often hear “breastfeeding is natural,” but for many, that doesn’t always sound like it. I am a mom, nurse, certified lactation consultant and mom of four young children. I consider myself very well versed in the ins and outs of breastfeeding. However, when I gave birth to my fourth child about seven months […]

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The Complicated History of Breastfeeding and Black Breastfeeding | by Yewande Adeleke | April 2022

White babies, black breastmilk A nurse known as “Aunt Judy”, circa 1835; Source: History of bunk beds BLack of breastfeeding has a complicated history dating back to the era of the slave trade and the use of wet nurses. During this time, black female slaves were forced to breast-feed white babies; a practice known as […]

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Health Care Providers’ Experiences of Breastfeeding Support: A Protocol for a Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 8;12(4):e056001. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056001. ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Breastfeeding provides various health benefits for mothers and infants. Despite the efforts that have been made, breastfeeding rates remain below global recommendations. Health care providers often fail to provide the support women need for various reasons such as lack of […]

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Policy changes around HIV drive down breastfeeding

According to an analysis of interviews with experts in the field, policy changes in infant feeding guidelines for women living with HIV have weakened confidence in breastfeeding in South Africa. According to the analysis published in PLOS ONE last month. In 2001, the WHO advised women in high-income countries with low infant mortality rates to […]

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Establish workplace breastfeeding zones – UNICEF Ghana

UNICEF Ghana has called on companies and employers to establish breastfeeding zones in workplaces and provide regular breaks to allow breastfeeding employees who decide to bring their babies there to breastfeed them. UNICEF Ghana Nutrition Officer, Jevaise Aballo, who made the call, said that when such a facility is available at the workplace, breastfeeding employees […]

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Belfast breastfeeding support website nominated for new award

A dedicated The online breastfeeding magazine created by a Belfast mum has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Boobingit.com, founded by Ruth Maguire, has been named one of the region’s most exciting new companies after being shortlisted for a brand new rewards program. the National StartUp Awards Series was launched to recognize the burgeoning startup […]

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Man killed in northeast Houston home invasion as girlfriend breastfeeds baby

Searching for the suspect who shot and killed his father in northeast Houston Police are looking for a gunman who killed a man in his northeast Houston apartment while his wife was breastfeeding their baby early Tuesday morning. HOUSTON – A man was killed in his northeast Houston apartment during a home invasion, while his […]

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Mother reveals her ‘limits’ for breastfeeding her two-year-old son

A California mom has demonstrated how she sets boundaries with her still breastfeeding toddler by having her put her hands in her lap and wait for her to lift her shirt before she can start breastfeeding. Mikaela De La Myco, known as @mamadelamyco on social media, shared a ICT Tac video of herself asking her […]

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The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee will host a webinar on breastfeeding and the benefits for little preemies on April 20

Photo of the breast milk bank Murfreesboro, TN – The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee (MMBTN) invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m. CST from Dr. Janet Colson, RD of Middle Tennessee State University and Dr. Susan Campbell, Executive Director of MMBTN. Colson will discuss the nutritional […]

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Provide breastfeeding corners in workplaces – UNICEF and GHS tell employers

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has partnered with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to advocate for a baby-friendly environment for nursing mothers in the workplace. The goal is to promote the “Start Right, Eat Right – Birth to Two Years” agenda, which educates about the need for proper nutritional care for infants. Speaking at […]

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Biohaven Pharma (BHVN) Announces Nurtec Lactation Clinical Study Published in the Breastfeeding Medicine Journal

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN), today announced the publication of data from an open-label, single-center, phase 1 study evaluating the excretion of a single dose of rimegepant 75 mg in the […]

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Nurtec (rimegepant) clinical lactation study published in the Breastfeeding Medicine Journal

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN), today announced that data from an open-label, single-center, phase 1 study evaluating the excretion of a single dose of rimegepant 75 mg in the breast milk of healthy lactating women has been published in the peer-reviewed journal, Breastfeeding medicinethe official […]