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Why Not a Big Pink Bus?

Originally, I thought I would write about each task force meeting. I quickly realized writing about meetings is boring. But our last task force meeting? Well, you all need to read about that one! Ryan Comfort, a 29-year-old graduate of … Continue reading

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Policy Shmolicy

Breastfeeding is an art.¬†Helping a woman with breastfeeding requires taking in all kinds of information–social, emotional, physical, medical–and formulating a unique plan of care for her. There are few pat answers or solutions to obstacles. Given this, some nurses are … Continue reading

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Choosing Formula at a Baby-Friendly Hospital (Part 2)

Last week I posted email exchanges between me and a woman who will be delivering at my hospital and who is concerned because she has made an informed decision to formula feed her baby. Comments and controversy abounded in response … Continue reading

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Our Self-Assessment: Step 1

Implementation of The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding is required to become a Baby-Friendly hospital. Each of the 10 steps is one sentence in length and appears to be fairly straightforward. Reading them, you might even wonder why it takes … Continue reading

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