Tag Archives: Infant Risk Center

July 4th: Baseball, Barbecue, Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding should be as American as apple pie, but it’s not . . . yet. There’s been great progress over the last few years, but it’s not enough. While the issue of nursing in public dominates media coverage, too many … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/04/2014

Booby Traps Series: Our checklist for avoiding the Booby Traps in the early days of breastfeeding at home

This is the 61st post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. For the last few months I’ve been writing about Booby Traps in the early days of breastfeeding.  As I’ve … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/14/2012

Booby Traps Series: Dispensing bad advice at the pharmacy counter

This post is the 59th in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. You may know that nursing moms often get poor advice from providers about medications, but did you … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/02/2012

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: This World Breastfeeding Week, let’s celebrate these Booby Trap-busting developments of the last year!

This is the 15th in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Happy World Breastfeeding Week! I’ve been writing about the Booby Traps – the cultural and institutional barriers that … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/01/2011

Booby Traps Series: What your OB should know about breastfeeding and medications

This is the fifth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Today’s post is written by Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc.  Alison is an assistant professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/18/2011

Weekly Wrap Up 8.15.10 Indonesian Breastfeeding Law, NICU Success, Medications Hotline Opens

By Elita of Blacktating.com for the Best for Babes Foundation ©2010 Remember last week when supermodel Gisele Bundchen said she thought there should be a law requiring moms to breastfeed for 6 months? Well, she got her wish. Indonesia passed … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/16/2010