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The Alphabet Soup of Breastfeeding Support

Because breastfeeding can have a positive lifelong effect on your baby’s health and development as well as your own health, its importance is widely recognized in the health-care field. However, many mothers find themselves unsure where to turn for help … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Guide to Weaning

Gradual Weaning  When weaning happens gradually, it is a process by which nursing frequency decreases slowly over time. The partnership between the mother and child during breastfeeding can be respected and honored if the weaning is done as compassionately as … Continue reading

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What Causes Low Milk Production?

Many mothers worry that they may not produce enough milk for their babies. Well-meaning friends and relatives share their own experiences or stories they have heard from others in an effort to prepare expectant mothers for the worst. Even before … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: The Gold Standard Conference in New Orleans

March 21, 2012 – March 23, 2012 The 15th Annual Breastfeeding: The Gold Standard Conference New Orleans, Louisiana Conference Website: http://www.breastfeedingthegoldstandard.org/ Contact Information: Laura Goodwin-Wright LLGWright@aol.com The Hampton Inn & Suites 1201 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, Louisiana Sponsored by: La … Continue reading

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What is an IBCLC?

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

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