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How lactation specialists can help you find answers to your breastfeeding goals

Lactation specialists help parents feel comfortable breastfeeding their baby, whichever method they choose. (Image: Adobe Stock) Even if you’ve done it before, feeding a baby can be difficult, especially breastfeeding. Research has shown that almost 60 percent of women in the United States who are breastfeeding stop before they intend to. This happens for several […]

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Episode #41 – Vaccines, pregnancy, menstruation, breastfeeding and fertility

Vismita Gupta-Smith Should breastfeeding women get vaccinated? What about women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant? Or women who are menstruating? Hello and welcome to Science in 5, my name is Vismita Gupta-Smith and we are going to get these answers for you from WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan today. Welcome, Soumya. […]

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Stony Brook offers state-of-the-art nursing rooms |

Stony Brook University’s brand new breastfeeding rooms are now available on campus, providing state-of-the-art breastfeeding facilities to the campus community. The Department of Student Community Development in the Division of Student Affairs designed these lactation rooms with the goal of creating a safe and relaxing environment for nursing parents who need a space to express, […]

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My lactation company Pure Delivery offers comprehensive services for new moms

Owner Diba Tillery opened a physical My Pure Delivery location in 2016. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper0 As a nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit, My Pure Delivery founder and owner Diba Tillery said she developed a passion for helping new mums breastfeed. The process can be time-consuming, and for nurses with multiple patients, it […]

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Speaking of health: the lactation capsule helps mothers to breastfeed

The lactation capsule provides a safe, private and quiet space to pump breast milk without disturbing anyone. COLOMBIA WEST, South Carolina — Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to install two Mamava® lactation pods inside the hospital. The pods provide a private, comfortable and convenient space for mothers to nurse their […]

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Invisible Labor in American Lactation Rooms

Jhe Longworth House lactation suite is majestic. Furnished with wood paneling and a patrician window curtain, it accommodates a refrigerator, sink, television and pumping stations equipped with hospital-grade breast pumps, armchairs, shelves, hangers, tissues and towels. wipes. The suite, one of many created in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 2007 at the instigation […]

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DVIDS – News – BAMC installs lactation modules for patients and staff

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 28, 2021) – Brooke Army Medical Center installed two new lactation pods earlier this month for use by staff members and beneficiaries. The modules will complement the three lactation rooms already present at the BAMC. Mothers who choose to use the rooms can either bring their breast […]

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LiquidGoldConcept Receives NIH Grant for Lactation Support Training Technology

ANN ARBOUR, Mich., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Ann Arbour, Mich.femtech start-up LiquidGoldConcept announced that he had been awarded an additional award $55,000 in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of its Lactation simulation models (LSM) and Newborn oral assessment and latch simulators (NORALSim). The new grant is in addition […]

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A lactation consultant followed her sister into a fulfilling profession

Rita Jordan is a registered nurse and lactation consultant for the Women’s Center at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville. Q: Why did you start this career? A: I have worked with infants and new mothers since 1992. After finishing nursing school, I worked in the surgical intensive care unit as well as the nursery. During […]

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California requires high schools to have lactation rooms. Do they?

Do you know someone who also cares about these important educational issues? Forward this newsletter to a friend or colleague – and they can subscribe here. • • • Let’s talk about sex education and women’s health. Until 2010, the only federal funding provided for sex education in schools was the Abstinence-only-until-marriage program. AOUM was […]

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Lactation Rooms Available for Student Parents at New York City Schools: Department of Education

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Student parents will now have access to lactation spaces at New York City schools as needed, according to the Department of Education. “A student can do what’s best for them, their family, and their child’s health, as well as continue their education,” said Ashley Sawyer, director of policy and government […]

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A conversation with a nurse turned lactation consultant—Could this be for you?

Listen to this article. Nurses have the opportunity to take on new and advanced roles through certifications and degree programs. For nurses working in maternal and child health, a lactation consultant is one such role to pursue. A lactation consultant, formerly titled IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), is a healthcare professional who can work […]

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New lactation education course offered at CSUN – Daily Sundial

A growing demand for lactation education has emerged this fall semester at CSUN, and thanks to Dr. Merav Efrat, these demands are being met through coursework, research, and curriculum development. In 2010, Efrat began its first lactation education course at CSUN with the support of a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. She […]

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Adapt lactation education to culture

image: Diane L. Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, Helen M. Shearer Professor of Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing to see Continued Credit: Eric Sucar, Univ. of Penn. Communication PHILADELPHIA (April 5, 2019) – Breastfeeding is an accepted practice for millions of women around the world and strongly endorsed by the World Health […]

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College campuses consider lactation spaces, but could do more

A college campus may not seem like a place that requires significant lactation support. But while most undergraduate students do not have children, multiple populations within these higher education environments – graduate students, faculty, staff, visitors – may need access to educational spaces. breastfeeding and pumping. Diane Spatz is Professor of Perinatal Nursing and Helen […]

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Breastfeeding rooms | Status of Women Committee

The mission of the lactation promotion subcommittee is to expand access to dedicated lactation rooms wherever employees and students are located, to maintain clean and welcoming rooms for the comfort of breastfeeding parents, and to provide lactation resources to parents new to or returning from campus. of maternity leave. Currently, there are four lactation spaces […]

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Portland State seeks to increase supply of lactation consultants

PSU lactation education Carrie Cohen (left) and Dixie Whetsell, both Certified Lactation Consultants, will teach classes in Portland State University’s new lactation education concentration. (Amy Wang/The Oregonian/OregonLive) Although over 90% of new mothers in Oregon start breastfeeding their babies, the state has a small number of certified lactation consultants to help mothers and newborns through […]