The Public Health Department in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley is building community-wide breastfeeding support by bringing moms, hospitals, local organizations, and private clinics to the table. They sponsored two Milk Mob trainings to help increase breastfeeding knowledge and support of breastfeeding moms in the area. By developing an ... Read More
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Breastfeeding Friendly Healthcare SystemsA Breastfeeding Friendly Medical System is a healthcare institution dedicated to promoting, supporting and sustaining breastfeeding within the population that it cares for.
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Breastfeeding Education for Healthcare ProvidersPhysicians, physician-assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and dentists who care for breastfeeding dyads often recognize the need for further training in breastfeeding medicine. The Milk Mob offers both one-day and 3-day breastfeeding training courses for providers.
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After the OBC training I am now better able to recognize breastfeeding challenges before they spiral and become bigger. And when I need to refer to a care provider and/or an IBCLC, I know more about what clients can expect when they call or go to a clinic.” Miranda Welch, professional Birth Doula in Madison, WI. Miranda ... Read More
Podcast #59 A Round Robin of Breastfeeding Topics with Anne Eglash MD and Kathy Leeper MD Anne and Kathy discuss a variety of unusual topics covered by Lactmed including tattooing, dialysis, insecticides, maternal chemotherapy and more. Kathy reviews a recent large prospective study researching the effect of breastmilk on the ... Read More