Tag Archives: Lactation

All I Ever Need to Know I Learned From Breastfeeding?

We’ve all heard of the Robert Fulghum book All I Ever Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. I think it’s true—be nice, share, don’t pull on pigtails, tie your shoes—these are life lessons that never lose their value. Those … Continue reading

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Before and After

I love “before and after” pictures.  Anything before and after will grab my attention — weight loss, home improvements, makeovers — I just love it! We are realizing some of our own “before and afters” at Memorial Childbirth Center as we are … Continue reading

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Baby-Friendly with Pediatric Goggles

I had lunch last week with a group of Pediatric (Peds) nurses. I knew our Baby-Friendly efforts would affect Peds, but until last week, I had little idea how. Let’s look at the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding with Peds-colored goggles. … Continue reading

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Step 2: It Takes More Than Just Pollyanna Sunshine

  When I had my first baby, nearly 18 years ago, I was wearing rose tinted glasses when it came to breastfeeding.  Breastfeeding made sense to me, and I knew I would breastfeed my baby.  I went to a class to … Continue reading

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