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Booby Traps Series: Data, data everywhere, but none you can use to get good breastfeeding care!

This is the 45th in a series of posts on Booby Traps,™ made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. We’re often told to be good consumers when it comes to breastfeeding care.  Get informed.  Read a book.  … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/21/2012

Booby Traps Series: Only one in four hospitals provides good breastfeeding support once you go home

This is the 44th in a series of posts on Booby Traps,™ made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. You remember that first drive home with your baby, right?  When we left the hospital with our first … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/13/2012

Booby Traps Series: Where you live determines the kind of hospital breastfeeding care you get

This is the 33rd in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. You all know the first rule of real estate, right?  Location, location, location. Well, it appears that this … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/07/2012

Booby Traps Series: 4 out of 5 hospitals supplement breastfed babies when it’s not medically necessary. Whose fault is that?

This post is the 19th in a series on Booby Traps made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Today I’m writing about one of the biggest Booby Traps, the non-medically necessary supplementation of breastfed babies with formula, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/28/2011

Booby Traps Series: “Everyone told me something different.”

This is the 18th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Once when I was working in a hospital breastfeeding clinic I met a sweet couple and their newborn.  They were … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/19/2011

Booby Traps Series: “Breasts don’t stretch down hallways and under doors.” Why do so few hospitals make rooming-in the standard?

This post is the 18th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. A few years ago a mothers’ group in my area sponsored a talk by Dr. Bobbie Phillip, pediatrician and … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/07/2011

Booby Traps Series: Only half of hospitals help moms initiate breastfeeding in the first hour

This post is the 17th 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 the Booby Traps in pregnancy and birth. But now it’s … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/30/2011