Monthly Archives: March 2011
The InfantRisk Center at Texas Tech University Health Sciences provides up-to-date evidence-based information on the use of medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding to both mothers and healthcare professionals. The website offers information about a wide range of frequently asked questions … Continue reading
Text4baby is an educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. Text4baby sends mothers 3 messages per week throughout pregnancy and baby’s first year. Each message offers evidence-based information relevant to a mom’s stage in pregnancy or her … Continue reading
More information: Breastfeeding Our Children, Honoring Our Values Contact: Phoenix Indian Medical Center, IHS, Diabetes Center of Excellence Breastfeeding Helpline 1-877-868-9473.
Current research validates what many mothers have discovered on their own: some forms of birth control may have a negative affect on milk production. A discussion about the side effects of specific types of birth control on lactation should begin … Continue reading
IBCLC stands for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. An IBCLC is a member of the maternal-child health care team that specializes in the clinical management of breastfeeding. An IBCLC may also use the designation Registered Lactation Consultant, or RLC. IBCLCs have … Continue reading