Tag Archives: Thomas Hale

July 4th: Baseball, Barbecue, Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding should be as American as apple pie, but it’s not . . . yet. There’s been great progress over the last few years, but it’s not enough. While the issue of nursing in public dominates media coverage, too many … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/04/2014

Science You Can Use: As states legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana, what does it mean for use while breastfeeding?

Last year’s November’s election legalized medicinal marijuana in two states, bringing the total to 18 states and the District of Columbia.  And two states also legalized it for recreational use. So what does it mean to use marijuana while breastfeeding, … Continue reading

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Last revised on 01/02/2013

Booby Traps Series: This World Breastfeeding Week, let’s celebrate these Booby Trap-busting developments of the last year!

This is the 15th in a series of posts on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Happy World Breastfeeding Week! I’ve been writing about the Booby Traps – the cultural and institutional barriers that … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/01/2011

Booby Traps Series: What your OB should know about breastfeeding and medications

This is the fifth in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Today’s post is written by Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc.  Alison is an assistant professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/18/2011

Weekly Wrap Up 8.15.10 Indonesian Breastfeeding Law, NICU Success, Medications Hotline Opens

By Elita of Blacktating.com for the Best for Babes Foundation ©2010 Remember last week when supermodel Gisele Bundchen said she thought there should be a law requiring moms to breastfeed for 6 months? Well, she got her wish. Indonesia passed … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/16/2010