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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. […]