Science News

Mother’s Own Milk is Essential to Preventing NEC in Preterm Infants

By Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc
by Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc The latest research on the impact of breast milk on the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis by my colleague Dr. Tarah Colaizy and our team shows a stunning...

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Celeb News

J & G: Partner Support, Skin-to-Skin, and Songs

By Sara McCall, MPH, CHES, IBCLC
In this final installment of our exclusive interview, Justin and George discuss partner support, cloth diapers, and the possibility of a breastfeeding song! Partner Support [caption...

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Babeworthy

E-book Review: Breastfeeding with Comfort & Joy

By Sara McCall, MPH, CHES, IBCLC
Generally speaking, breastfeeding books are not that fun to read. Many are similar to college textbooks. Even the books geared towards parents and non-professionals tend to read more...

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Booby Traps

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The Tragic Loss Behind the NEC Society and the Miracle Milk™ Stroll

By Dianne Cassidy
A little over two years ago, beautiful twin boys, named Micah and Zachary, were born. Unfortunately, Micah and Zachary were born three months prematurely, weighing just over two pounds...

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Advocacy

Thank you, Miracle Milk® Stroll supporters!

By Sara McCall, MPH, CHES, IBCLC
As we wrap up the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll weekend, we want to say THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who made this happen. Without our local coordinators, there would be no Stroll...

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Support 360

Little League Mom Harassed for Nursing at Practice

By Sara McCall, MPH, CHES, IBCLC
Elissa Scott's son was so excited to play Little League baseball. Unfortunately, that excitement quickly turned to tears at his very first practice. Jace's mother was harassed, scolded,...

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