Tag Archives: academy of breastfeeding medicine

Science You Can Use: Do preemies need formula for adequate growth?

Did you notice this headline last month?  “Tiniest babies may need formula along with breast milk.” That article was prompted by a new study on very low birth weight (VLBW) infants which concluded that while these infants can grow appropriately … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/26/2012

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

Booby Traps Series: Say no to routine blood glucose monitoring for healthy babies

This is the 30th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Blood sugar.  It’s a concept familiar to those of you who are diabetic or have had gestational diabetes, but to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/21/2012

To Out-Foxx Proposal to Cut WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program, Cut the WORD “Support”!

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) introduced an amendment to a House spending bill that would eliminate funding for a peer counseling and support program for low-income women who want to breastfeed.  The peer counselor program is run through WIC, the Special … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/16/2011

Booby Traps™ series: A Checklist for Beating the Institutional Pre-Natal Booby Traps™

This is the ninth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ in pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. For the last three months I’ve been writing about the institutional Booby Traps™ we may encounter … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/04/2011

Booby Traps Series: Does your OB follow Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine protocols?

This is the sixth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. I have a dentist appointment later this week.  And while I can’t say I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/23/2011

What Would You Tell the 525 #Doctors at the Academy of #Breastfeeding Medicine?

We are very, very excited and honored to be speaking at the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine‘s 14th Annual International Meeting, held in Williamsburg, Virginia from November 5-8th, 2009.   You can see the complete meeting program here.   If you have been … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/02/2009