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.

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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Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act Introduced in Senate

Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act Introduced in Senate, summarized from Congress The Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The bill would require that certain public buildings that are … Continue reading

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Happy IBCLC Day!

Five Reasons to Ask for Help from an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® by lactationmatters We asked IBCLCs from all over world what lactation consultants do and when families should seek their help. WHAT is an IBCLC? An IBCLC is a … Continue reading

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Judge: insurer on the hook in breastfeeding case

https://www.courthousenews.com/insurer-hook-breastfeeding-case/

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week! Friday, August 3rd NYCBLC Global BIG Latch-On City Hall 10:30 AM NYCBLC Annual Breastfeeding Subway Caravan and Press Conference Steps of City Hall 11 AM B.A.B.E Breastfeeding Event at Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn 12 PM – 3 PM Be part of the Global BIG Latch-on at City Hall. At 10:30am thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies/children across the globe will gather in their own community to take part in the Big Latch On. Let’s set a record for the most children breastfeeding simultaneously . Then the Subway Caravan Press Conference will begin with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Senator Liz Krueger, Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon, Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. We will be honoring Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams at this event. Be there to support Brooklyn and Breastfeeding! Then, join us for the best subway ride of your life as we all take the “A” Train to Restoration Plaza in Bedford Stuyvesant where we join the Brooklyn Alliance for Breastfeeding Empowerment (B.A.B.E.) for a fabulous breastfeeding awareness event. Check out our flyers and share with EVERYONE Share on Social Media #WBW18 #BFSubwayCaravan18 #Blackmomsbreastfeed Sixth Annual Breastfeeding Night at Yankee Stadium August 15th 7:05 PM One of the events that many of you have previously participated in , is the Breastfeeding Night at Yankee Stadium. The Early Bird rate has been extended to Monday night, August 6th to allow attendees of the Subway Caravan the opportunity to get the early bird rate. Buy your tickets today! The game is less than two weeks away – AUGUST 15th! Be part of this fun event. The NY Yankees welcome us on the “big board”; the announcer welcomes us and we are always on the Fan Marquee… This year is Cap Night – a free NY Yankees Cap for the first 18,000 attendees. Click this link and buy your tickets now. You can pay by credit card, cash or check. Tell your friends. To register – access https://2018breastfeedingwiththeyankees.eventbrite.com

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