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Science You Can Use: Really? Breastfeeding for a year or more = iron deficiency

Have you breastfed a baby past the one year mark? If so, a new study in Pediatrics, which found an association between breastfeeding for a year or more and iron deficiency, might have you a bit alarmed.*  We thought it … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: “Listening to Newborns:” How change happened at one hospital

This is the 39th in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company In this series I’ve been writing a lot about newborn care practices, and how many hospitals continue to … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: Delayed umbilical cord clamping protects breastfed babies

This is the 35th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. A few years ago, in preparation for the birth of my daughter, I re-read my birth plan for my son, … Continue reading

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