Tag Archives: Lori Feldman-Winter
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
Last revised on 04/16/2013
We all know that breastfeeding support in hospitals is important. But we also know that the need for support doesn’t end at hospital discharge. If anything, the show is just beginning. Much of the current emphasis at reforming breastfeeding policies … Continue reading
Last revised on 04/09/2013
Science You Can Use: How many babies start solids before 4 months, and why? The CDC told us this week.
“My pediatrician told me at our 4 month appointment, ‘if you don’t start her on solids before 6 months, she’ll never learn how to eat!’” “Upon recommendations from WIC and my doctor I tried giving her baby food at four … Continue reading
Last revised on 03/27/2013
Booby Traps Series: What part of “six months of exclusive breastfeeding” don’t our providers understand?
This post is the 55th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Have you heard any of these statements at your four or five month well child visit? “She looks great! … Continue reading
Last revised on 09/12/2012
This is the 48th in a series of posts on the Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. It’s a frequent lament that physicians get little to no training in breastfeeding, and that this translates … Continue reading
Last revised on 07/10/2012
While nearly 30,000 petition signees clearly think that breastfeeding should be shown on Sesame Street as a normal, healthy way to feed babies, it seems that there is still a strong reaction by those who think that breastfeeding images are … Continue reading
Last revised on 01/17/2012