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Breastfeeding, New Moms
Jul 19, 2021

Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Is It Safe?

When you’ve just given birth, you haven’t imbibed in alcohol for nine (possibly long) months. Perhaps you’ve been counting down the days until you can…... Read More
Breastfeeding, New Moms
Jul 6, 2021

What Is “Mommy Thumb” and How Can You Avoid It?

For all the joy a baby brings, parenthood can also mean new aches and pains. According to Dr. Sarah Clampett, PT, DPT, and Clinical Director…... Read More
Breastfeeding, New Moms
Jun 30, 2021

Do Nipple Piercings Affect Breastfeeding?

Whether you had your nipples pierced long before breastfeeding was on your radar, or you’re interested in piercing them now, there are some safety considerations…... Read More
Breastfeeding, New Moms
Jun 7, 2021

To Tattoo or Not to Tattoo While Breastfeeding

Your baby’s arrival is certainly something to celebrate, and if you’re like some parents, you might be thinking about commemorating their birth with a new…... Read More
Breastfeeding, New Moms
May 24, 2021

Can I Take Ibuprofen While Breastfeeding? What About Other OTCs?

  As lactating parents know all too well, life doesn’t stop when you’re breastfeeding. So if you come down with a headache or some indigestion,…... Read More
Uncategorized
May 10, 2021

The IBCLC Recertification Process

For International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, education is ongoing. After passing their initial IBCLC examination, they must recertify every five years to maintain their accreditation.…... Read More

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