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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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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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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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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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Global Breastfeeding Accessories Market Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2021 & 2022-2030: Focus on Breastmilk Storage and Supply, Postpartum Recovery Accessories

DUBLIN, April 26, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Breastfeeding Accessories Market Size, Share, and Trend Analysis Report by Product (Breastmilk Storage and Feeding, Postpartum Recovery Accessories), by Region and Segment Forecast, 2022- 2030″ report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global breastfeeding accessories market size is expected to reach USD 3.90 billion by 2030 and is […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Outpatient breastfeeding services and Mothers’ Milk Drop now available

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital Expands Lactation Services to support mothers as well as newborns and infants. Services include outpatient lactation services as well as becoming an OhioHealth mothers milk drop off location. The hospital celebrated the expansion of these services with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. “Mansfield Hospital Maternity Care offers a superior level of care […]

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Educating mothers about the County Clare Breastfeeding Coalition

On May 1, 2022, Taylor Davis and Kara Smith will present an exhibition for women, featuring twelve providers who will provide: mental health, breastfeeding support, midwives, doulas and yoga teachers. For more information, CLICK HERE. “I think a lot of moms doubt themselves and their bodies.” Bringing a child into the world – and becoming […]

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The Lactation Gap: Disparities in Maternal Health

As members of our health system struggle to correct systemic inequities, addressing disparities in maternal care outcomes should be ground zero. A recent Commonwealth Fund report found that among developed countries, the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate. Maternal care issues are worse for black women who are three times more likely than […]

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Lactation Certificate Program Receives $450,000 Grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield NC

EAST GREENSBORO, NC (February 22, 2022) – Child health support for people of color is about to take a leap forward in the Triad region, thanks to a $450,000 grant to the Foundation for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical Blue Cross State University of North Carolina Blue Shield. The award, which will benefit the NC […]

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There Was So Much About Breastfeeding That I Didn’t Know

I knew very little about parenting when I first became a mother. I knew babies cried and burped and needed to eat and they were really cute and you had to do a lot of things for them. But I certainly didn’t understand exhaustion. I had no idea how the dynamics of my marriage would […]

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UCCS to add breastfeeding and pumping rooms on campus for students, staff and visitors | Local News

Based on a proposal the University of Colorado Board of Trustees approved last week, the Colorado Springs campus plans to build four additional lactation spaces in the coming months, with a total of 11 planned. for construction over the next few years. UCCS is also revamping its lactation policy to exceed local, state and federal […]

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Many Benefits of Breastfeeding | American News

For years, new moms have been encouraged to breastfeed, because of the benefits it can bring to both mother and baby. Dr. Kamilah Dixon-Shambley, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, says that while the decision to breastfeed is a personal decision, “I think every mother should […]

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Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy Collection

Description of the collection Breastfeeding offers many benefits to mothers and babies and is an essential contributor to health throughout life. Australian infant feeding guidelines recommend exclusive breastfeeding of infants until around 6 months of age, when solid foods are introduced, and continued breastfeeding until 12 months of age and beyond, if the mother and […]

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‘Baby-Friendly’ Practices at Miss Hospitals Have Reduced Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding | HealthCity

CHAMPS (Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices), a multi-year quality improvement program led by Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers, has resulted in increased breastfeeding rates in Mississippi hospitals and reduced inequities racial lines in breastfeeding initiation. The results, published in Pediatricsdemonstrate that the implementation of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a set of practices and […]

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Lactation rooms linked to worker productivity

The Department of Labor said yesterday that the creation of nurseries and breastfeeding facilities in factories will increase employee productivity. The deputy division chief of the National Committee for Combating Child Labor and Cooperation, Ou Ha, said during the Khmer time‘ Cross-Talk that according to Article 186 of the Labor Law, all directors of companies […]

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Lactation stations and breastfeeding facilities are required for bar exam participants

Homepage Daily News Lactation stations and nursing homes… mid-year meeting Lactation stations and breastfeeding facilities are required for bar exam participants By Amanda Robert February 14, 2022, 11:39 a.m. CST Image from Shutterstock. Bar admission authorities, bar associations, law schools and legal employers must establish clear and consistent policies that provide accommodations for people who […]

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Olivia Munn battles guilt over breastfeeding challenges

When Olivia Munn was expecting her son, Malcolm, in late November, she likely took new-parent classes and read as much as possible about “breast is best,” the idea of ​​long-running public health campaigns that Breastfeeding is healthier for babies and mothers. As the “The Predator” actor explained on Instagram, she turned to bottle feeding after […]

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Georgia lactation license, a solution in search of a problem

Despite these medical guidelines, exclusive breastfeeding rates remain low. In 2011, 14.5% of Georgian mothers exclusively breastfed their newborns for six months. By 2018, that figure had risen to 24.3%. Two years later, when her daughter was born, Davis connected with the women of Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing […]

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Olivia Munn shares her breastfeeding struggles

If you’ve ever embarked on the adventure of breastfeeding, you know how difficult it can be. Breastfeeding is a learned skill, for both you and your baby, and it’s not always (rarely ever; let’s be real) easy. Olivia Munn recently opened up about her own Breastfeeding Struggles on Instagramsharing, “I felt like my body was […]

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UnityPoint Health – Trinity Offers Free Online Breastfeeding Course

UnityPoint Health – Trinidad offers a new program to provide additional support to breastfeeding mothers and their partners beyond the newborn stage. The free ‘Breastfeeding 2’ course, starting February 15, aims to help mothers breastfeed after leaving the hospital and returning home. Classes are virtual and can be taken from the comfort of home. The […]

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Hormel Institute Receives Breastfeeding Friendly State Recognition – Austin Daily Herald

The Hormel Institute transformed its space to be more welcoming to mothers and received state recognition. Photo provided Institute recently transformed sound breastfeeding area to make it more comfortable and accommodating The Hormel Institute was named a breastfeeding-friendly workplace by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of parents and […]

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Breastfeeding lowers risk of dying from heart attack or stroke, study finds

Breastfeeding has long been linked to a wide range of health benefits for new mothers, including a lower risk of developing heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. new study published in January 2022 in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that even a brief period of breastfeeding […]

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Can I have a mammogram while breastfeeding?

Having a mammogram is an important part of your health care, but many mothers wonder if it’s safe to have a mammogram while breastfeeding. The short answer is yes. Nursing mothers can have mammograms. Whether or not you are breastfeeding, any changes or abnormalities in your breast should be evaluated. Although it is possible to […]

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How does this NS mother’s struggles with breastfeeding inspired her to help others

New mum Kiersten Rajaraman braced herself for the pain of labor and the sleepless nights to come, but she didn’t expect breastfeeding to be so difficult. “I just remember crying at 3:30 in the morning because it was like, what am I doing wrong?” said the surgeon from Halifax, Nova Scotia. “I remember having a […]

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Ministry of Health Guide to Maternal and Baby Health Benefits

Characteristics Janelle De Souza Sunday, February 6, 2022 Breastfeeding has health benefits for both baby and mother, advises the Department of Health. Photo taken from chicagotribune.com – A mother breastfeeding her child is one of the most natural things in the world, but for some it’s not the easiest. As such, the Department of Health […]

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Swimmer calls on Olympics to adopt ‘drastic’ breastfeeding rules

Earlier this month, the Tokyo Olympics committee announced a waiver of its COVID-related safety precautions that would allow breastfeeding athletes to bring their babies with them. While many athletes were relieved to be able to continue breastfeeding their babies while performing at the Olympics, Spanish synchronized swimmer Ona Carbonell said ‘lifting’ restrictions was not as […]

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Nurses provide birth and breastfeeding support | Sioux Center News

SIOUX CENTER—Three area nurses are working to improve childbirth and breastfeeding support with doula and lactation services as well as free classes. Kyla Byl from Sheldon, Ashtyn Hoekstra from the Sioux Center, and Brenna Anema from Ireton work as the Northwest Iowa Birth Nurse to share their skills and education. Their first class to talk […]

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Breastfeeding Myths | CraigDailyPress.com

Content provided by UCHealth Breastfeeding can be a great way to communicate with and nourish your baby. But it’s not always easy: sometimes it can be confusing, difficult and downright difficult. Bronwyn Ebner, registered nurse and lactation consultant at UCHealth Birth Center at Yampa Valley Medical Center, dispels common breastfeeding myths below. Myth 1: Breastfeeding […]

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“Shout out to female anatomy”

This mom to instagram told us she was breastfeeding without telling us she was breastfeeding, and that’s very relevant for many nursing parents. Breastfeeding can be a natural way to nourish babies, but for new breastfeeding parents, the process can feel anything but natural. No one knows this better than a travel strategist and a […]

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Breastfeeding – Women’s University of Texas

TWU is a breastfeeding-friendly community committed to providing a comfortable, safe and supportive environment for breastfeeding mothers and parents to express milk and breastfeed infants. Coordinated by CARE, this section contains information on lactation room logistics, educational information, and lactation resources for students, employees, and campus visitors. Frequently Asked Questions Texas […]

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Lactation centers in only 30% of plants and missing

Lactation centers have only been set up in 30% of factories and these spaces lack the necessary supplies to support nursing mothers, according to the health ministry and organizations. Article 186 of the Cambodian Labor Law requires a company employing 100 or more women to set up a lactation room in or near the establishment, […]

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Minister wants breastfeeding rooms for student mothers at school

Peace Mutuuzo, the state minister for gender and culture, said schools should set up nursing facilities for pregnant and breastfeeding students on their premises. Amid controversy over the admission of pregnant girls to school, the minister said they should not only be allowed to continue their education, but do so with psychosocial support. Mutuuzo said […]

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Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition uses new KDHE grant for vaccination campaign

MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) – A coalition of breastfeeding Kansans will tackle COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the breastfeeding community through a new campaign funded by a KDHE grant. the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition says he received a grant through the Kansas Ministry of Health and the Environment Increase the Reach grant program. The money will be used […]

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School Creates Special Room For Breastfeeding Students To Fight Stigma :: Uganda Radionetwork

Miriam Akot, the school’s head teacher, says that although they advised pupils that the school would enroll pregnant pupils to those with babies, they found it ideal to provide a special room. Layibi High School in Gulu City has set up a special room for one of its students who returned to school with a […]

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UCLA study shows COVID isn’t spread through breastfeeding – Press Enterprise

There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted from mother to child through breastfeeding, according to findings released today by UCLA researchers. The study conducted by UCLA Health and published in the journal Pediatric Research found no evidence of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through breast milk from recently infected mothers. Milk samples from 110 breastfeeding […]

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Proposed law would add breastfeeding supplies and support to list of FEMA-approved expenses

Reach shows COVID-19 vaccine is safe for pregnant women Pregnant women are considered at high risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Jeffery Goldstein joined Good Day Chicago to explain why the vaccine is safe for pregnant women and how it can protect an unborn baby. CHICAGO – Two Illinois congressmen are seeking to […]

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Minister Mutuuzo orders schools to set up breastfeeding rooms for student mothers

The Minister of State for Gender, Labor and Social Development, Hon Peace Mutuuzo called on all school leaders and stakeholders to create an enabling environment for breastfeeding mothers to continue their education. Addressing participants at the regional meeting on the response to sexual and gender-based violence held in Kampala on Thursday, Mutuuzo noted that it […]

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7 Support Groups For Black Moms Who Are Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is beautiful, but it can be hard! Clogged ducts, low milk supply, mastitis, and latching difficulties can all make a nursing mother’s journey difficult. Breastfeeding a baby is a monumental long-term experience and nursing mothers need all the support they can get. Unfortunately, according to our 2021 State of Motherhood Survey, 51% of mothers […]