Tag Archives: iron deficiency anemia

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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Last revised on 04/16/2013

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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Last revised on 03/22/2012