The Surgeon General’s Workshop on Breastfeeding and Human Lactation was held 25 years ago in Rochester, New York. To mark the anniversary of that important event, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Kellogg... more
The jury is in. Diet and lifestyle affect cancer risk. The World Cancer Research Fund together with the American Institute for Cancer Research gave new meaning to the words, Top 10, with the release of the second expert report on... more
Kelly Rutherford, an actress currently starring in the television show Gossip Girl, is still breastfeeding her 2-year-old son—and predictably, anonymous responses online have veered more to the “ew, gross” territory. Shocking, I know. It’s absolutely appalling that a woman might... more
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Combining breastfeeding and working can be a challenge for even the most experienced mom. If your work schedule requires that you be away from your baby, a breast pump may be the best option for providing breast milk for your... more
Haiti needs a lot of things right now. But for some, nothing is more important or more needed than human milk. The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA), United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC), International Lactation Consultant Association/United States... more
According to a study by Environment California, when clear, polycarbonate plastic baby bottles are washed repeatedly, a toxic chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), can leach out of the plastic and into liquids placed in the bottles. Researchers at the University of... more
Over the years I’ve had the privilege of working with lots of first time moms and dads. It’s particularly fun when they contact me before the baby is born to learn about breastfeeding. Recently, I heard from a dad who... more
My toddler still wakes up at night to nurse. I would like to keep breastfeeding during the day, but stop the nighttime feedings. Is that possible? more
There’s a new lactation toolkit on the scene designed to help low-income working mothers pump breast milk at work—and it’s caused a bit of a fuss, mostly because one of the kit’s sponsors is a company that manufactures infant formula.... more
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