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Breastfeeding Challenges During The Pandemic

Breastfeeding During the Pandemic

Access to breastfeeding support has become harder and anxiety among parents has increased.
CLC Working On Contact Tracing Team During Pandemic

CLC Working on Contact Tracing

Susan Thomas-Young works with Lorain County Public Health for its epidemiology and surveillance team.
Hospitals Are Separating Mothers And Newborns During The Coronavirus Pandemic — With Little Evidence It Will Help Slow The Spread Of Disease

Hospitals separating mothers and newborns

Long-abandoned, harmful childbirth practices are coming back, according to a recent article in the Boston Globe.
Pump And Pick Up Breastmilk Program In County Jails

Breastmilk program in CA county jails

Information on California AB 2507 which requires county jails to develop and implement an infant and toddler breast milk feeding policy.
New Study Finds More Lactation Support Professionals Related To Lower Rates Of Childhood Obesity In Pennsylvania

Lactation Support and Childhood Obesity in PA

The presence of CLCs and IBCLCs in PA is associated with lower rates of childhood obesity and higher rates of breastfeeding.
CLC Providing Care During the Pandemic

Certified Lactation Counselor Providing Care In The Pandemic

Jeanne Pichoff, an occupational therapist and certified lactation counselor, is working hard during the pandemic.
Washington Post – Choosing Midwives And Home Births In The Age Of The Coronavirus

Choosing midwives and home births

Women around the country are changing their birthing plans as patients infected with covid-19 fill hospitals.
Submit Your Input On The Upcoming Revision To The Dietary Guidelines For Americans

Dietary Guidelines - Action Needed!

Last week, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee circulated an action alert for public comments on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Community-Based Doula Skills – HealthConnectOne

Community-Based Doula Skills - HealthConnectOne

Pregnant women in correctional facilities face many issues like isolation, lack of mental health support, etc...
Governor Cuomo Signs Lactation Care And Services Coverage Bill

Governor Cuomo Signs Coverage Bill

AB 2345/SB 3387 - An act to amend the social services law, in relation to lactation counseling services