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With the continued shortage of infant formula, many parents are turning to breastfeeding. But it’s not as easy as it seems

New parents face many challenges, but those struggling to produce milk to breastfeed their child may feel an added sense of pressure – and many may be too ashamed to ask for help. This is where a lactation consultant comes in. “The support, education and continued availability of what the [lactation] the team can make […]

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People don’t make it easy to be a nursing mother, especially in Pakistan – Commentary

From well-meaning friends and family members giving “advice” to missing work opportunities, to the lack of safe spaces, the journey is not without obstacles. “Are you still breastfeeding your baby? “Yes!” “Kab tak karo gi [how long will you do this for]? You’re not tired ? Laga bottle do. Asani hojae gi [give a bottle. […]

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“Heat waves create difficulties for breastfeeding” – Tajikistan mobilizes for the health of babies

A country of hot summers and vast rural areas, Tajikistan has had to refine its approach to promoting breastfeeding and protecting the health of infants. WHO is highlighting the country’s experience during World Breastfeeding Week 2022 (August 1-7). Breastfeeding protects against cancer: positive messages for parents “In our country, many mothers practice exclusive breastfeeding, but […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: How to take care of your mental well-being while breastfeeding

We often talk about the physical side of breastfeeding – the pain caused by a bad latch, the different latches, the hours spent on the couch, the exhaustion… But for many women who choose to breastfeed, the mental toll can be experienced as something they feel. re totally caught off guard. “So many new parents […]

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Kildare Nationalist — Kildare lactation consultant launches on-demand breastfeeding course

Katie Mugan A new series of breastfeeding lessons, covering the early days through to the end of your breastfeeding journey, has been launched by NursingMama.ie. The first of its kind to launch in Ireland, this new service allows parents to take NursingMama.ie classes at their own pace and from the comfort of their own home. […]

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MCRN Health Talk: Benefits of Breastfeeding | Weekend magazine

Breastfeeding – good for babies, parents and business. When it comes to infant feeding, many of us may have heard that “breast is best”. With current infant formula shortages, more parents are exclusively breastfeeding their babies for at least six months. For many new families, breastfeeding and returning to work can be difficult. Vermont’s breastfeeding […]

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Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

Miami, Florida.— The Miami-Dade County Florida Department of Health (DOH) celebrates National Breastfeeding Month in August. In recognition, various Miami-Dade County organizations have partnered to host 2022 BreastfeedMIAMI. This year’s theme— Together we do great things! – emphasizes the power and impact of our collective efforts on families and communities. This happens through our daily […]

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Breastfeeding center opens in Norwich

OB-GYN Services had a grand opening on July 28 at 17 Case St. in Norwich. OB-GYN Services treats area patients with care and compassion, and its new breastfeeding service Kathie Gauthier, CNM, IBCLC, left, and Tracey Gomes-Johnson, practice administrator at OB-GYN Services. The center is no exception. Housed in a separate building on site, the […]

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On-demand breastfeeding classes now available for parents in Mayo

Published: Wed 27 Jul 2022, 12:52 PM Last update: Wed 27 Jul 2022, 12:53 PM A new series of breastfeeding lessons from NursingMama.ie covering the early days to the end of your breastfeeding journey is now available for Mayo parents. The first of its kind to launch in Ireland, this new service allows parents to […]

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Medela launches Buy One, Give One campaign to benefit breastfeeding families through partnership with Good+Foundation

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, Medela extends support to breastfeeding families McHenry, Ill., July 26. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medela, the most trusted breast pump brand** , today announced a Buy One, Give One […]

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For your health: Intensify breastfeeding

August 1-7 is recognized annually as World Breastfeeding Week to raise awareness about breastfeeding. This year’s theme is: Intensify breastfeeding, educate and support. Have you supported a breastfeeding family? In order to support breastfeeding, we need to know why it matters. Having good factual information is crucial for encouraging and providing support. Breastfeeding is the […]

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Breastfeeding anthem ‘Uyirthuli’ released – The Hindu

The fifth International Breastfeeding Conference was organized by Chennai-based Nectar Healthcare Services, which was marked by the release of the breastfeeding anthem “Uyirthuli”. The fifth International Breastfeeding Conference was organized by Chennai-based Nectar Healthcare Services, which was marked by the release of the breastfeeding anthem “Uyirthuli”. J. Radhakrishnan, secretary of the Department of Cooperation, Food […]

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Let’s normalize Recognize that breastfeeding is difficult

“You know you can always give formula. You don’t have to breastfeed. If I had a dollar for every time someone told me that in the past two and a half years of breastfeeding two children… They’re not wrong – I could just give a formula. But what I really want is someone to listen […]

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Marketing of infant formula directly affects breastfeeding rates

Formula manufacturers continue to defy international regulations and target health centers to market their products, according to a WHO study on the marketing of infant formula and its impact on breastfeeding. This practice is particularly prevalent in developing countries such as Nigeria and the South, where television marketing is less popular and where formula companies […]

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The Breastfeeding Festival will be held in Derry next month

The festival will host a series of events offering support and information to breastfeeding parents and their families across the North. The week-long festival coincides with World Breastfeeding Week and includes talks, workshops and fun activities that families can get involved in, in person and online. Breastival Coordinator Catherine Muldoon said, “Families who participated said […]

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Commercialization of infant formula disrupts breastfeeding goals

[Lagos] Formula manufacturers continue to defy international regulations and target health centers to market their products, WHO says study on formula marketing and its impact on breastfeeding programming. This practice is particularly prevalent in developing countries such as Nigeria and the South, where television marketing is less popular and where formula companies target health workers. […]

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Africa: Commercialization of infant formula disrupts breastfeeding goals

Lagos – Formula companies continue to defy international regulations and target health centers to market their products, says WHO study on formula marketing and its impact on breastfeeding programming. This practice is particularly prevalent in developing countries such as Nigeria and the South, where television marketing is less popular and formula companies target health workers. […]

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Janine Gard: Breastfeeding – how you can support your partner

Fathers can do many things with their newborns to support their partner. Janine Gard is a qualified birth educator (2005) and founder of the Bellies to Babies prenatal and postnatal classes. She has helped over 3700 parents prepare mentally, emotionally and physically for their journey to parenthood and loves what she does. This week, Janine […]

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The Breastfeeding Divide and Global Demand for Infant Formula | Science | In-depth science and technology reporting | DW

This is the first article in a two-part series on some of the reasons why some mothers opt for formula milk instead of breastfeeding. We have attempted to cover as many of the deciding factors in these two articles, but it is ultimately a very personal and individual decision for each new mother. The second […]

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Moph builds capacity for lactation counselors

(MENAFN- Gulf Times) The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is working to build and prepare the capacity of breastfeeding counselors in Qatar under the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. In this context, the Ministry of Health organized a one-week workshop to train health practitioners specialized in counseling on the skills needed to support mothers and their […]

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MoPH builds capacity of lactation counselors

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health is working to build and prepare the capacity of breastfeeding counselors in the State of Qatar under the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. In this context, the Ministry of Health organized a one-week workshop to train health practitioners specialized in counseling on the skills needed to support mothers and their […]

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Everyone has a role to play in helping breastfeeding parents to breastfeed

This National Breastfeeding Week (June 27-July 3), everyone is encouraged to play their part in supporting breastfeeding with helpful tips on how to make it happen. Nursing parents: Breastfeeding is a skill that can take time to master, but there is plenty of support available. Visit start for life for information and support on how […]

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Stakeholders are urged to provide space for nursing mothers in offices

Nursing mother Child development actors have advocated for the allocation of workplace spaces for nursing mothers to feed their babies. Contributing to a discussion on the draft Revised Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Policy Framework in Kumasi, Ms. Inna Saudatu Mohammed, Nutritionist, said mothers do not always have to be away work to feed […]

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Humoral response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in lactating mothers and mother-to-child antibody transfer through breast milk

This was a single-center prospective cohort study conducted at Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan, Italy, between May 23, 2021 and October 30, 2021. Study approval The study protocol was approved by the ethics committee of the sponsoring center (Comitato Etico Milano Area B–Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, protocol […]

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CT to cover doulas, breastfeeding support for pregnant Medicaid patients by next summer

As the national maternal mortality rate continues to rise, the state is stepping up its Medicaid program to protect and care for its pregnant patients. In a program beginning next summer, pregnant women under HUSKY, Connecticut’s Medicaid program, will be able to get covered help from doulas and breastfeeding specialists, according to the state Department […]

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Forget bulky nursing covers – this nursing cap is the mom accessory you need

Breastfeeding is hard enough, but if you’ve ever breastfed a baby in public, you know it comes with its own set of challenges. Whether it’s extra distractions keeping toddlers from getting busy or worrying that you’ll flash everyone within 50 feet, that’s enough to make you want to stay home sometimes. Nursing blankets and blankets […]

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Breastfeeding support for expectant parents amid the formula crisis [SPONSORED]

Bare shelves of formula milk at a local store (Picture: Nuvance Health) sponsored article By Sarah ChurchCertified Nurse Midwife, Nuvance Health Medical Practice Sara Church, CNM (Photo: Nuvance Health) The topic of the recent shortage of infant formula has been rumored in our parent groups on local social media recently, and I’m thrilled to see […]

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Ashley Graham shares photo of twins breastfeeding at the same time

Ashley Graham gives fans a taste of what it’s like to breastfeed two children at the same time. (Hint: exhausting.) “tired. but here we are,” Graham captioned an Instagram post on Friday. In the powerful photo, Graham, 34, is seen breastfeeding her nearly 5-month-old twins, Malachi and Roman. The model and her husband, filmmaker Justin […]

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Effect of Maternal Employment on the Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Mothers of Infants Aged 6-12 Months in Wolkite City, Ethiopia: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study | BMC Women’s Health

Design, period and framework of the study A community-based comparative cross-sectional study design was conducted from February 20 to March 28, 2020 in the town of Wolkite which is 158 km from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, in the south- west along the main road from Addis Ababa. at Jimma. The administration of the […]

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Sierra View will offer breastfeeding classes | New

The smallest patients in the community will once again have the in-person support of the Sierra View Medical Center Breastfeeding Resource Center available to them. As Sierra View continues to recover from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital can once again offer in-person breastfeeding classes each month. Offered in English and Spanish, […]

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Promoting breastfeeding and complementary foods

Breastfeeding is the best start in life for any child. Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding is essential to maternal and child health, as well as key to achieving several Sustainable Development Goals. The WHO recommends that mothers begin breastfeeding within one hour of birth and exclusively breastfeed for an infant’s first 6 months to achieve […]

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Extending Breastfeeding Duration Linked to Lower Asthma Risk in Children – Consumer Health News

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding may protect against childhood asthma, according to a study published online May 9 in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Keadrea Wilson, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center at Memphis, and colleagues studied the association between breastfeeding duration and childhood […]

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Breastfeeding May Lower a Child’s Asthma Risk – Consumer Health News

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Breastfeeding can literally help your baby breathe easier, according to a new study that found that the longer an infant is exclusively breastfed, the less likely they are to develop asthma. “Breastfeeding for at least six months was the most protective but, importantly, it is likely that shorter […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Extending the duration of exclusive breastfeeding seems protective against childhood asthma

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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, […]

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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 surgical resident’s breastfeeding story

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

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

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

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Breastfeeding

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

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Breastfeeding and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome | New

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

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Frontier Airlines Lawsuit Settlement for Pregnant Nursing Employees

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MVHS offers breastfeeding classes | Daily Sentinel

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

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Mamava offers breastfeeding places in offices and airports

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

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Nursing Accessories Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

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

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When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Come Naturally

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

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

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

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

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

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Policy changes around HIV drive down breastfeeding

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

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Establish workplace breastfeeding zones – UNICEF Ghana

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

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Belfast breastfeeding support website nominated for new award

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

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

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

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Man killed in northeast Houston home invasion as girlfriend breastfeeds baby

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

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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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Baby Cafe helps mothers on their breastfeeding journey

CINCINNATI – Becoming a new mother can be a challenge when you don’t have support or guidance. That’s why a southwest Ohio hospital is stepping up to help. What do you want to know UC Health’s Baby Cafe has reopened after being temporarily closed during the pandemic It provides pregnant women and new mothers with […]

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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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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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‘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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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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The combination of black racial groups masks health disparities in breastfeeding

A new study by Amira Roess of the Department of Global and Community Health highlights differences in breastfeeding initiation between African Americans and black immigrants enrolled in the WIC Supplemental Nutrition Program in Washington, DC. Diseases such as sudden infant death syndrome, asthma, and obesity disproportionately affect African-American populations, and researchers have long pointed out […]

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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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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 […]