Tag Archives: pediatricians

Science You Can Use: Yes! The first evidence that reforming pediatric breastfeeding care works.

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

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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

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Last revised on 03/27/2013

Booby Traps Series: Results from our formula gifts survey! Check out the trends we found in your answers.

This is the 60th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Recently we asked you to share your experience with formula “gift bags” on our survey.  We thank the over … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/05/2012

Booby Traps Series: Too many mothers with milk supply problems get formula, not breastfeeding help

This post is the 53rd in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Milk supply concerns are a top reason why women stop breastfeeding before they want to.  So you’d think that … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/29/2012

Booby Traps Series: Moms with breastfeeding pain suffer when providers don’t know how to help

This post is the 55th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Pain with breastfeeding is a leading cause of early weaning.  So when moms are in pain and turn to … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/27/2012

Booby Traps Series: Please fill out our survey on formula “gift” bags!

This is the 51st in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Can you help us collect information about the distribution of formula “gift” bags?  Read on and answer our survey below! … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/23/2012

Booby Traps series: What happens when pediatricians get good breastfeeding training?

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

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Last revised on 07/10/2012

Booby Traps Series: Pediatrician training and attitudes can stand in the way of breastfeeding

This is the 47th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Of all the health are providers involved in your motherhood journey, you’d expect that pediatricians would be the most … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/05/2012

2011 State of Breastfeeding in the U.S.

This is a one-page summary that we created to send to our celebrity champions for moms, the media and other key influencers that can help us raise awareness of this cause,  change the public perception of breastfeeding, and join us … Continue reading

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Last revised on 11/22/2011