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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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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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(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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“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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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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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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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 […]