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Groove Music stimulates the brain; Breastfeeding and Cognition; Delirium and future dementia

Groovy beats that make people want to move to the music improve cognitive performance by stimulating the prefrontal cortex. (Scientific reports) Spermidine supplements did not improve memory and biomarkers compared to a placebo for people with subjective cognitive decline, a clinical trial showed. (Open JAMA Network) Investigation tegoprubart showed dose-dependent target engagement and biomarker response […]

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Shortage of infant formula compounds stress of breastfeeding difficulties

First-time mom Liz Lockerman prepared for breastfeeding by taking classes, reading books and practicing different baby-holding positions. She even bought a freezer for the basement, in anticipation of building a supply of frozen breast milk for her return to work. But nothing went as planned after the birth of his daughter, Sophie. They struggled so […]

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Reviews | Breastfeeding is not a ‘free’ solution to the shortage of infant formula

Adjust the salary slider to see the value of your time if you were to breastfeed for six months. Median annual salary of women in the United States $49,000 $15,000 $200,000 Each woman’s experience is unique. Below, I describe how my expenses and the cost of my time break down month by month. Just some […]

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Nursing Accessories Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The latest study published on theBreastfeeding Accessories Market“with market size, share, trend and forecast to 2029.” The market study covers important research data and development resource materials for managers, analysts, industry experts, and other competitors. This report investigation helps market players to make better decisions and understand the market growth […]

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Shortage of infant formula sparks calls for more breastfeeding support

Parents scramble to find formula. Factories are working around the clock to do more. And military cargo planes are forms of air transport from abroad. Often overlooked, however, in the race to fill the void left by the closure of a major formula plant due to suspicion of contamination is the most natural alternative: breast […]

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Formula crisis highlights barriers to breastfeeding in southern states

Despite the efforts made in recent weeks by the federal government to resolve the shortage of infant formulaparents still struggle to find formula. The Food and Drug Administration announcement this week that nearly two million boxes of infant formula from a UK-based company would arrive in the US in the coming days. Abbott Laboratories – […]

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Formula crisis highlights obstacles to breastfeeding in southern states

Despite the efforts made in recent weeks by the federal government to resolve the shortage of infant formulaparents still struggle to find formula. The Food and Drug Administration announcement this week that nearly two million boxes of infant formula from a UK-based company would arrive in the US in the coming days. Abbott Laboratories – […]

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Lactation specialists provide breastfeeding support during formula shortage

The national shortage of infant formula puts many families in a difficult position. Some even rethink their baby’s feeding plan. While breastfeeding is normal and natural, it’s a personal choice, it’s not always easy, and it’s not for everyone. There is a lot to learn about breastfeeding. Information and support from your healthcare team can […]

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Villagers find workshop on food security and breastfeeding useful

More than 200 people residing in 90 villages in Kampong Thom province have found the workshop on food security and breastfeeding useful to them. The workshop was led by the government, RACHA and relevant experts. It was funded by GIZ – as a multi-sectoral Food and Nutrition Security Project (MUSEFO) which focused on tackling malnutrition […]

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Daily Dose – Atrium Health lactation consultant saves mother’s breastfeeding journey

Something didn’t feel right. At Ashley Hilton her son John was fussy and had trouble eating and feeling satisfied. “He never seemed satisfied. I guessD maybe it was colic. She knew she needed help. After her first pregnancy, Ashley soughyou advice from a lactation consultant who suggested weighted foods; when from the mother measure their […]

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Lactation specialist offers support during formula shortage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – Amid the nationwide shortage of infant formula, local breastfeeding specialists say more and more people are now calling with questions about breastfeeding. Emily Stewart of Nashville is a mother of two children. Stewart had no problem breastfeeding her first child. However, breastfeeding her 4-week-old son, Miles, has been a challenge. “I […]

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For black mothers, breastfeeding isn’t always an option

Photo: Kingspirit Image Room (Shutterstock) Since February, the country has experienced a shortage of infant formula prompted by the FDA to shut down a Michigan plant due to a recall of three brands of powdered formula. Across the country, families are struggling to find formula in their local stores as the federal government tries desperately […]

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Exclusive breastfeeding? Yes. Effective breastfeeding? No. What to do ? -Governance now

An IAS officer writes about a project that improves weight gain in babies in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra Our hearts almost skipped a beat when we heard the success story of Community Health Worker (CHO) Dr. Sandeep Kakuste with baby Pinki Lakhan Patil, who was born underweight in a brick oven. Pinki weighed 1.7 kg […]

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why breastfeeding is not an easy alternative

BOISE, Idaho — In light of the national formula shortage, many people have made remarks suggesting parents “just breastfeed their babies instead.” In short, it’s not that simple, especially for families with food allergies. “These families often can’t choose another formula,” said Free to Feed co-founder Trillyte Paullin. “They only have one formula, or a […]

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Duration of breastfeeding has modest effect on child cognition – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Associations between breastfeeding duration and cognitive scores persist after adjusting for socioeconomic factors and maternal cognitive ability, though the effect is modest, a published study finds. online May 25 in PLOS ONE. Reneé Pereyra-Elías, MD, of the University of Oxford in the UK, and colleagues assessed whether the […]

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Breastfeeding may boost a child’s brain power, study finds – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, May 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Breastfeeding has long been thought to help increase a child’s IQ, but other factors such as the mother’s level of education and/or social status could also be responsible for part of this benefit. Now, a new study shows that babies who were breastfed for six months or more […]

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“All in Breastfeeding”: An approach to improving breastfeeding support at the Rainbow Center for Women and Children

This article was originally published here Health promotion practice. May 2022 25:15248399221096414. doi: 10.1177/15248399221096414. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT It has been well documented in the literature that breastfeeding has many benefits for mothers and their infants. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life and continued […]

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What impacts a woman’s contraceptive decisions while breastfeeding?

The qualitative study in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirthstresses the need to support women who cannot breastfeed and to educate women on the benefits of contraception for the newborn. “Women routinely receive breastfeeding and contraceptive counseling throughout their antenatal and postpartum care, but little is published about patients’ priorities, desires, and experiences with this peripartum counseling,” […]

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Lactation consultant Tina Vettel teaches moms twice a week at Grand Island Regional | Grand Island Local News

Twice a week, Tina Vettel has a good time with new moms who share advice, friendship and assurances. The women meet Monday mornings and Thursday evenings at the Grand Island Regional Medical Center, where Vettel serves as a lactation consultant. The support group is called “Watch Me Grow”. Vettel helps new mothers learn more about […]

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Families seek help from lactation counselors amid shortage of infant formula

Doctors and healthcare professionals are struggling to manage the current shortage of formula and the importance of postnatal care and education. Lactation Consultant and Head of Boram’s Postnatal Retreat, Melissa Kotlenjoined Gaelle Guyardo the host of the national health and wellness show Bloom with postnatal care and education tips that are essential for new moms […]

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Bette Midler Bombs Breastfeeding

“Try breastfeeding!” What’s wrong with that? In response to the formula shortage crisis, on May 12, actress and singer Bette Midler tweeted, “TRY BREASTFEEDING! It’s free and available on demand. Within seconds, the world of formula-feeding parents went crazy. Was she suggesting that new mothers who desperately need formula should be able to breastfeed as […]

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Chester County Hospital recognized for excellence in lactation care

Image via Chester County Hospital. From left to right: Robin Frees, Michele Quigley and Colleen Hurley. In December, Chester County Hospital was named Best Hospital for Maternity Care by US News and World Reportand now he has been recognized for his excellence in lactation care. The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the […]

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A mixed-methods study on the association of six-month predominant breastfeeding with socioecological factors and COVID-19 in experienced breastfeeding women in Hong Kong

This article was originally published here Int Breastfeed J. 2022 May 21;17(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s13006-022-00484-7. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Over the past decade, various breastfeeding policies have been implemented in Hong Kong, including changes to perinatal guidelines in government hospitals, adoption of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), providing guidelines for the marketing of infant formula, criminalizing discrimination […]

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Extending the duration of exclusive breastfeeding seems protective against childhood asthma

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World Breastfeeding Protection Day – PAHO/WHO

Join us on Friday May 20for the World Breastfeeding Protection Day webinar to discuss the impact of the marketing of breastmilk substitutes on infant feeding decisions and the progress and challenges of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes in countries. How to participate DATE: Friday May 20, 2022. TIME: 10:00 – 00:00 […]

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Chester County Hospital wins award for excellence in lactation care – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER – Chester County Hospital Maternity Unit continues to be nationally recognized as the best hospital for maternity care. In December, the hospital was named Best Hospital for Maternity Care by US News & World Report among other national recognitions and is now recognized for excellence in lactation care. The International Board of Lactation […]

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A lactation expert helps moms increase their milk in times of shortage

CLEVELAND — As store shelves remain empty in the infant formula aisles, some new moms are seeking help from lactation specialists to see if they can increase the amount of milk their bodies produce. What do you want to know Some mothers seek medical help to start breastfeeding again Doctors say it’s possible to re-lactrate […]

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The solution to formula shortages doesn’t call for more breastfeeding

Placeholder while loading article actions The United States is suffering from severe infant formula shortages – the nationwide stock-out rate has reached 43%. The shortage has alarmed parents and left some begging for help on social media. But instead of offering help, many instead insulted and blamed mothers, ridiculing them as inadequate parents for not […]

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Capital Health Wins Third Consecutive Award for Excellence in Lactation Services

HOPEWELL, NJ, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Health was recently recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and the International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) for excellence in lactation care. For the third consecutive time, lactation services at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell received the IBCLC Care Award for its work […]

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Families seek help with lactation due to shortage of infant formula

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As parents continue to find ways to feed their babies amid a national infant formula shortagesome families have started using lactation consultants. Lactation consultants help families with a variety of barriers they may face while breastfeeding. Consultants can help mothers with insufficient or excessive breast milk intake, feeding plans, and help […]

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Breastfeeding mother shares her humiliating experience with airport security

Traveling without your baby for the first time can be difficult. And if you’re breastfeeding, it can be even harder, as you have to pump milk every few hours to get enough of it from your body, to avoid a huge amount of discomfort, and to prevent the risk of infection. But for Emily Calandrelli, […]

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FDA working to advance real-world data collection on pregnancy and breastfeeding

Posted May 16, 2022 | By Mary Ellen Schneider Sara Head, PhD, FDA Office of Women’s Health The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working on ways to facilitate greater use of real-world data (RWD) to help understand the safety and effectiveness of drugs used during pregnancy and pregnancy. feeding with milk. Despite the […]

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Bette Midler freaked out over breastfeeding remark following formula shortage

Singer and actress Bette Midler received a round of boos on Twitter Inc. TWTR after proposing the idea that American women affected by the current shortage of infant formula should turn to breastfeeding. What happened: Midler replied to a tweet by MSNBC host Stephanie Ruehlewho observed, “The shortage of infant formula reveals an astonishing secret […]

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The TSA has apologized to the breastfeeding mother who told her she was not allowed to bring ice packs on a plane to keep her breast milk cold

The Transportation Security Administration has apologized for an incident earlier this week when a nursing mother said she was prevented from carrying ice packs on a plane that she needed to keep her breast milk cool. “The screening process she received unfortunately did not meet our standards,” said R. Carter Langston, a TSA spokesperson. The […]

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Bette Midler’s breastfeeding tweet upsets moms amid formula crisis

Amid a worsening nationwide infant formula shortage, Bette Midler tweeted what she seemed to think was a simple, no-nonsense solution to parents’ struggle to feed their hungry infants. The outspoken film and theater star declared Thursday night moms should just “TRY BREASTFEEDING.” It’s free and available on demand. The question of whether breastfeeding really is […]

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Five Breastfeeding Secrets Every New Mom Should Know

Actor Neha Dhupia has always spoken about the rights, issues and struggles that new mothers face, their health and the freedom to choose how and where they want to feed their babies. Her breastfeeding and parenting initiative – where they discuss all things parenting fears and issues – is called “Freedom To Feed”, and a […]

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A Note on Defending Breastfeeding During a Formula Shortage

By now, you’ve probably seen news stories about the shortage of formula in the United States. ability of manufacturers to meet demand. The shortage is causing intense stress for formula-dependent families as retailers resort to rationing purchases and customers find store shelves empty of big-name brands. It really is a crisis. And sadly, some breastfeeding […]

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New research shows correlation between breastfeeding and lower risk of heart disease

The health benefits of breastfeeding for babies have been well documented for decades. Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk asthma, obesity, type 1 diabetes and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Breastfed babies are also less likely to suffer from ear infections and stomach bugs. But breastfeeding mothers enjoy the health benefits as well. […]

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New York State Law Would Strengthen Employee Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace | Epstein Becker & Green

The New York State Legislature passed S4844-B (the “Act”) on May 3, 2022, which would expand the rights of employed nurses to express breast milk in the workplace. Under current New York law, employers must provide employees with reasonable break times and make reasonable efforts to provide space for employees to express breast milk. Like […]

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Emily Calandrelli denounces the TSA for her terrible breastfeeding experience

Emily Calandrelli, star of Netflix’s popular children’s show Emily’s wonderful laboratory, shares the details of an overwhelming experience as a breastfeeding mother at LAX. Calandrelli, mother of a toddler and 10-week-old baby, says she was ‘humiliated’ by two male TSA agents when they told her she was not allowed to bring ice packs on her […]

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Information on medications during pregnancy and lactation for the health care provider – 05/11/2022

On this page Date: May 11, 2022 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET Image The Office of Women’s Health is hosting a webinar in collaboration with CDER’s Maternal and Pediatric Health Division titled: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Medication Information for the Health Care Provider. This webinar will discuss the FDA’s current pregnancy and lactation labeling […]

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Breastfeeding associated with better maternal mental health outcomes

Scientists from the University of Massachusetts in the United States recently found that breastfeeding is associated with an overall improvement in maternal mental health. However, difficulties experienced while breastfeeding, or a mismatch between feeding expectations and reality, can negatively impact mothers’ mental health outcomes. The review was recently published in the Women’s Health Journal. Study: […]

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Lactation counselors look at solutions to formula shortages

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – According to the Infant Nutrition Council of America, 60% of parents said include formula milk in their infant’s diet during the first six months of life. It can totally or partially replace breast milk in an infant’s diet. Once they are past 6 months, the need for formula milk may increase. […]

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Breastfeeding and Its Association with Early Childhood Cavities – An Umbrella Review

This article was originally published here J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2022 Mar 1;46(2):75-85. doi: 10.17796/1053-4625-46.2.1. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To systematically appraise systematic reviews and meta-analyses investigating the association of breastfeeding with ECC. STUDY DESIGN: A systematic search was performed of MEDLINE® (PubMed), EMBASE, the Cochrane Central Database, OVID, the Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Systematic Reviews […]

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How a breastfeeding company changed its approach to gender inclusion

The field of branding and advertising is undergoing a powerful shift towards inclusive representation and moving away from a gender binary. From fashion designers and retailers using a beautiful array of designs to the rise of clothing brands that are “gender fluidcompanies are celebrating a wider range of human bodies and experiences than ever before. […]

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Breastfeeding, lactation and the changing nature of breast milk

Motherhood piqued my interest and gave me yet another reason to delve into the science behind breastmilk. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that breast milk manages to provide the nutrients necessary for the development of a child during the first months of life. Although breastfeeding is a natural process, it is not always an […]

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Ashley Graham shares tandem breastfeeding photo on Insta

On the Friday before Mother’s Day, model Ashley Graham shared a beautifully intimate photo of herself breastfeeding her two twins – Malachi and Roman, born January 7, 2022 – at the same time, with perhaps the best twin mum caption of all time: “Double fisting.” We can’t even contain our joy at seeing those adorable […]

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U.S. Birth and Breastfeeding Trend Statistics – Orange County Register

modern motherhood For Mother’s Day, we take a look at trends in birth rates and breastmilk substitutes in the United States and around the world. How many moms are there in the United States? The census indicates that there are about 85 million. Statistics from recent years: According to figures from February Nation’s Vital Statistics […]

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How Canadian Lactation Cookies Made Their Way to International Markets

Lisa Sanguedolce, owner of Le Dolci Bakery & Culinary Classroom, pictured in Toronto on April 26 with a new line of cookies she produces.Peter Power/The Globe and Mail Shortly after the birth of her son in 2018, Toronto bakery owner Lisa Sanguedolce crossed the Canada-US border to buy lactation cookies from US retail giant Target. […]

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Assessing the Impact of a Statewide Effort to Improve Breastfeeding Rates: A RE-AIM Evaluation of CHAMPS in Mississippi

This article was originally published here Mother Child Nutr. May 4, 2022:e13370. doi: 10.1111/mcn.13370. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Communities and Hospitals Advance Maternity Practices (CHAMPS) is a public health initiative, operating in Mississippi since 2014, to improve maternal and child health practices and reduce racial disparities in breastfeeding. Using the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation […]

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Do EFAs in lactation diets impact sow and litter performance?

When nutritionists think of extra fats, Julia Holen says they most often think of them as a source of energy, but they also provide essential fatty acids (EFAs), primarily linoleic acid (LA) and linoleic acid. alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), to the animal. . “From the literature, we know it can influence the composition of colostrum and […]

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Implications for breast milk banks

For one study, researchers sought to identify the nutritional content and bioactive substances of long-term lactation milk in order to locate milk from new donors for human milk banks. Approximately 43 mothers of term infants (TIHM) (3–6 weeks lactation) and 50 women who had breastfed for more than one year provided samples of long-term lactation […]

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The Lactation network launches the Newborn Families program | News

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2022– The Lactation Network (TLN), the one-stop-shop for insured lactation care and products, today announces The Newborn Families Program. This new program allows employers to provide eligible members with access to expert lactation care, essential products and educational resources from TLN to help them overcome barriers and achieve their breastfeeding goals. With […]

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Lactation Network Launches Newborn Families Program

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Lactation Network (TLN), the one-stop-shop for insured lactation care and products, today announces The Newborn Families Program. This new program allows employers to provide eligible members with access to TLN’s expert lactation care, essential products and educational resources to help them overcome barriers and achieve their breastfeeding goals. With the right care and […]

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SimpliFed will provide lactation support services to military families

ITHACA, NY, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Simplified, the telehealth platform dedicated to infant nutrition and parenting support, today announced that it will begin supporting military families and the health of their babies with lactation support telehealth services as part of of the TRICARE program. The new support is part of a Department of […]

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Dad Says He’s Getting Back With His Ex After Dragging Breastfeeding Battle

The internet trolled a dad who said he was getting back together with his ex after they argued over her breastfeeding their son in private. Posted on Reddit’s “AmITheA**hole” forum, female with username u/evie364 shared his storyearning 5,000 upvotes and 2,000 comments. The Redditor began by explaining that her ex-husband hangs out with their son […]

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A Mom’s Heartfelt Breastfeeding Advice

Breastfeeding doesn’t last forever and every mom has a different breastfeeding experience. For some moms, it’s a long journey. For others, it’s a short encounter. For all the moms out there, whether you tried it for a day or chased it for years, that means something. And when that breastfeeding journey comes to an end, […]