Author Archives: Margot Mann
Sharing pumped breast milk
Milk sharing: Is it safe? http://www.nancymohrbacher.com/blog/tag/milk-sharing
Which local businesses have lactation support and/or lactation rooms.
If you have knowledge of low income employers who have created lactation rooms. Of particular interest are workplaces such as convenience stores, restaurants etc.Please send your information to Pattie Garrett @ PMG05@health.state.ny.us and she will be sure to forward it to Cathy Carothers. Employers and/or employees may be interviewed for their testimonials during the week of 1/24/12. PicturesContinue reading “Which local businesses have lactation support and/or lactation rooms.”
Breastfeeding In Mongolia
USBC reports good news!
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health care system caring for mothers and babies, announced today its commitment to support breastfeeding as a measure of hospital quality and a key strategy in preventing childhood obesity. By 2013, its 29 hospitals that offer maternal and child health services will be designated as Baby-Friendly, and/or participate inContinue reading “USBC reports good news!”
Where can you nurse when shopping?
Bye Bye Baby – Yonkers Store
CDC: Hospitals don’t do enough to encourage breastfeeding
Most Hospitals Do Not Adequately Encourage Breastfeeding, CDC Says U.S. hospitals are not doing enough to encourage mothers to breastfeed their infants, raising the risk of health conditions such as childhood obesity and diabetes, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released on Tuesday, Reuters reports. http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/News2?abbr=daily4_&page=NewsArticle&id=29874&security=1521&news_iv_ctrl=-1
The Breast Milk Cure
NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF The Breast Milk Cure A miracle cure for childhood malnutrition is free and easily accessible, even in remote towns in Africa. Why is it rarely used? NYT 6/23/11 http://www.nytimes.com/pages/opinion/index.html
Happy Mothers’ Day! The work you do in nursing your babies is unique to you and your babies. No-one else can do this. The pscho-social developmental support as well as the nutritional and immunologocal goodies you give your babies in this way cannot be replaced. The world is a better place because of this contributionContinue reading
Good news for working breastfeeding moms: 2/11/11 IRS decides Breastfeeding Equipment to be Allowed as Medical Tax Deduction and Reimbursed by Flexible Health Spending Accounts. http://www.ncsl.org/IssuesResearch/Health/BreastfeedingLaws/tabid/14389/Default.aspx