Category Archives: Medications

Science You Can Use: “Shoot ‘em while you got ‘em?” New study raises questions about early Depo-Provera shots and breastfeeding problems.

A hot-off-the-press study is raising questions about the effect of early Depo-Provera contraceptive shots and breastfeeding outcomes. For some time I’ve been hearing that mothers – often low income women of color – are being given Depo-Provera shots very early … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/16/2012

Booby Traps Series: Need to be hospitalized while breastfeeding? Watch out for these Booby Traps.

This post is the 54th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Some of us will find ourselves back in the hospital for tests or procedures during the course of breastfeeding.  … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/05/2012

Science You Can Use: Worried about toxins in your breastmilk? Get the facts.

Have you heard about the new book, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History? The author, Florence Williams, was inspired to write the book when, while breastfeeding her child, she wrote an an article for the New York Times in which … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/14/2012