Tag Archives: Marsha Walker

Announcing 1-855-NIP-FREE: the Best for Babes “Nursing In Public” Harassment Hotline

Best for Babes is excited to announce our newest undertaking, a Nursing In Public (NIP) incident reporting hotline! Best for Babes is taking action against nursing in public harassment. We believe in protecting the legal, civil and human rights of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/02/2012

Booby Traps Series: Were you sold out for a sandwich? Formula company gifts and incentive programs in hospitals

This is the 36th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. When I started began my first job working in a hospital, my IBCLC mentor explained what happened at the … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/28/2012

What is the WHO-CODE?

The primary purpose of the “WHO-CODE” is to protect mothers and babies from the highly effective, aggressive and predatory marketing of substitutes for breastfeeding (i.e. infant formula, bottles, artificial nipples) at the most vulnerable period of their lives, the birth … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/08/2011

“If I’ve hired a doula, do I really need a lactation consultant?” Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC

I was recently reminded of just how much I like doulas. As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I was asked to speak at the 2011 Doulas of North America (DONA) conference in Boston. I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/25/2011