Search Results: breastfeeding (232)

"MilkDrunk is to breastfeeding what The Vagina Monologues is to women's sexuality: a curtain-ripping revelation on a world hidden in plain sight. MilkDrunk's unflinching honesty, passion, humor and love bypasses our enculturated taboos and mythologies around birth, breasts and bonding as a brilliant, modern wisdom teaching with the potential to relieve future…
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What is the long medicinal history of cannabis in pregnancy and breastfeeding? What does the science say? Laurel Wilson, a 20 year veteran childbirth educator and lactation consultant, says the real "risk" is not supporting breastfeeding for informed mothers who choose natural medicines. Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CCCE, CLD, the…
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The AAPs updated recommendations for safe infant sleep better emphasize the importance of infant proximity to a parent at night, both for safety and for breastfeeding success. This represents progress towards better outcomes for babies. Attachment Parenting International, API, which has advocated for ensuring safe child sleep, both physically and…
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A new article published in Clinical Lactation addresses potential negative outcomes of epidurals and other birth interventions. Birth Interventions Related to Lower Rates of Exclusive Breastfeeding and Increased Risk of Postpartum Depression in a Large Sample, was written by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA, Zhen Cong, PhD, and Thomas W.…
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