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East Alabama Medical Center Awarded Baby-Friendly Status

I’m happy to announce that East Alabama Medical Center was awarded Baby-friendly status in March of this year. It has been a long journey for the employees and they have worked very hard. 102 more words


Free Journal of Human Lactation Podcasts

The Journal of Human Lactation has released 5 FREE podcasts.

Check them out here.

“The Journal of Human Lactation is pleased to present podcasts related to selective published articles.

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Clinicians in the Trenches: Francisca Orchard from Santiago, Chile

By Francisca Orchard, CNM, IBCLC

I became a certified midwife 20 years ago, assisting women in labor since my early adult days. I came into this field with an eye toward low intervention birth and respect for mothers, with special emphasis on the humanization of birth. 479 more words

IBCLCs Around The Globe

Marketing Malfeasance in the Infant Formula Industry

Marketing Malfeasance in the Infant Formula Industry

Infant formula, a scientific innovation designed to save babies’ lives holds responsibility for possibly millions of infant deaths (Schwab, 479).  1,288 more words

United States

Guilt-Part II

Some say worry is the work of motherhood. It begins the moment the stick shows two pink lines—Am I ready for this? Is everything ok? Will my baby be healthy? 304 more words

Baby Friendly

Pekan ASI Sedunia 2013

Setiap tahun, tanggal 1-7 Agustus diperingati sebagai Pekan ASI Sedunia atau World Breastfeeding Week. Secara umum, peringatan ini bertujuan untuk mengkomunikasikan pentingnya menyusui terutama mendorong dan meningkatkan pemberian ASI Eksklusif kepada semua elemen masyarakat. 357 more words



Fifty seven years ago, seven breastfeeding mothers came together and realised that their abilities to breastfeed their own infants came from being provided with information, education and emotional support from each other. 1,226 more words