Author Archives: Margot Mann

About Margot Mann

A lactation consultant since 1986, representative to the United Nations for the International Lactation Consultant Association for 32 years, past president of the New York Lactation Consultant Association, Vice President for External Affairs for the International Lactation Consultants Association and current faculty of Pediatrics Department, Columbia University. It is a privilege to assist mothers and babies nurse so they can cuddle up and enjoy each other optimally. The extraordinary health benefits to mother, baby and health costs savings to society are nice side benefits to facilitating a most pleasurable way of feeding one's babies.

Happy Mothers’ Day!

To all of you mothers, expectant and current, may this day and every day be a happy Mothers’ Day! This is the most important, demanding and rewarding job there is. Especially with the isolation associated with COVID19, what you do … Continue reading

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Virtual Lactation Consults during Covid-19 Pandemic

Virtual Consults during Covid-19 Pandemic Posted on March 17, 2020by Margot Mann While we are warned that social distancing is essential to slow the spread of the coronavirus mothers & babies still need help to breastfeed optimally. Effective breastfeeding is particularly … Continue reading

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A Birth Plan For Breastfeeding

    A Birth Plan for Breastfeeding Article by Carrie Dean, Mama Bear LLC While most families go to great lengths to craft their birth plan, often times not as much preparation is put into the next two weeks at … Continue reading

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Join the Breastfeeding Caravan and THE BIG LATCH ON Friday, 8/2/19

  The Breastfeeding Subway Caravan, Press Conference and Global BIG Latch On is only one week away!  This FUN event raises awareness of the importance of breastfeeding as well as helps to normalize breastfeeding.  As we all celebrate World Breastfeeding … Continue reading

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European Baby Formula, illegally sold in USA, carries risks, pediatricians warn.

https://parenting.nytimes.com/feeding/european-baby-formula?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&fbclid=IwAR0PIr5-AwBRz_Wd6klBqgvAV1_QqcQoe95tEgnpd5fHghDgTDv7GAK1r1Q

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Happy Mothers” Day!

To all  you, devoted mothers who work tirelessly around the clock for your children, HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!  

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I’m Embarrassed by My Prenatal Depression.

Here’s Why I Talk About It Anyway. One in five women will have mental health issues during and after pregnancy. Raising awareness matters for getting them the treatment they need. Read in The New York Times: https://apple.news/AdZDrmCa0SFeYFXDsOVzDvQ

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