***ANNUAL WORLD BREASTFEEDING WALK***
Will take place August 12, 2015 at 12:00pm.
The walk will start from Mazatlan Parking lot and end at Finch Park! Featuring a picnic, games, raffles and surprises!
Breastfeeding Coalition of Grays Harbor
Nearby government services
W Wishkah Street
W Wishkah Street
E Market Street
10th Street, Hoquiam
10th Street, Hoquiam
8th Street, Hoquiam
Members working together to help support mothers and provide sound information regarding breastfeedi
Operating as usual
***ANNUAL WORLD BREASTFEEDING WALK***
Breastfeeding as the Norm | Growth Birth to 2 Years | WHO | Growth Chart Training | Nutrition |...
cdc.gov When the WHO growth curves were created, the differences in growth patterns of breastfed and formula-fed infants were considered.3
The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact
nbci.ca ibc - Dr Jack Newman - International Breastfeeding Center offers a wealth of free online resources for breastfeeding mothers as well as health care professionals. You can also order Books, DVD's and other resources in the online store
The Golden Hour: Giving Your Newborn the Best Start
research has shown that what happens during the first 60 minutes of a baby’s life can maximize that bonding experience between mother and child. That uninterrupted contact between mother and baby during the “golden hour” after birth is critical to the child’s growth and development.
sanfordhealth.org After nine months of waiting, a new mother gets her first chance to hold her baby in her arms, to count the tiny fingers and toes and gaze into the eyes of her newborn.
Why is Breastfeeding Important for your Baby?
health.ny.gov Why is Breastfeeding Important for your Baby?
Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk
pediatrics.aappublications.org Breastfeeding and human milk are the normative standards for infant feeding and nutrition. Given the documented short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding, infant nutrition should be considered a public health issue and not only a lifestyle choice. The American A…
Breastfeeding State Laws
ncsl.org Provides a 50 state summary of breastfeeding laws, including an overview of policy topics, recent NCSL publications and other resources.
American Academy of Pediatrics | What the AAP Is Doing To Support Families
www2.aap.org AAP Breastfeeding Curriculum
Extended breastfeeding linked to higher IQ and income in study - CNN.com
cnn.com Study shows that not only does breastfeeding have clear short term benefits, it's also associated with an increase in intelligence.
The Importance of Skin to Skin Contact - The Natural Child Project
naturalchild.org There are now a multitude of studies that show that mothers and babies should be together, skin to skin (baby naked, not wrapped in a blanket) immediately after birth, as well as later. The baby is happier, the baby's temperature is more stable and more normal, the baby's heart and breathing rates a…
Medications and Mothers' Milk is a great manual of Lactational Pharmacology along with LactMed at the website listed.
toxnet.nlm.nih.gov Toxicology, environmental health, and chemical databases and other information resources from the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
We will be having another Breastfeeding Coalition meeting
here at the WiC office on January, 27th
Feel free to stop by!
Breastfeeding your newborn — what to expect in the early weeks : KellyMom
kellymom.com By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC The First Week How often should baby be nursing? Frequent nursing encourages good milk supply and reduces engorgement. Aim for nursing at least 10 – 12 times per day (24 hours). You CAN’T nurse too […]
Increasing Low Milk Supply : KellyMom
check this article out, might be useful information.
kellymom.com By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC Is your milk supply really low? First of all, is your milk supply really low? Often, mothers think that their milk supply is low when it really isn’t. If your baby is gaining weight well […]
You are welcome to come join our monthly
Breastfeeding Coalition meetings!
We meet every 4th Tuesday of the month from 4:00pm-5:00pm
Here at the WIC office!
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track: MedlinePlus
This is a good read!
nlm.nih.gov Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track
First international standards for growth of developing babies, size of newborns
sciencedaily.com The first international standards for fetal growth and newborn size have been developed by a global team led by scientists. Now, for the first time, all 120 million babies born each year across the world can be assessed using a common set of standards, reflecting how babies should grow when mothers…
aliceproujansky.com In this first part of a project about women and labor, I photographed deliveries around the world to learn about the strange work of birth.
Breast Milk Banks In Brazil Slash Infant Mortality By Two-Thirds, Become Model For The World
latino.foxnews.com Relatively rare in much of the world, donating breast milk is common in Brazil, where the network of banks works in much the same way as blood banks — testing, sorting and storing milk used mostly to feed premature infants in neo-natal units.
LLLI | FAQ on Tattoos and Breastfeeding
llli.org Breastfeeding and tattooing are enjoying resurgence in popularity. You may be wondering if it safe to breastfeed your baby if you already have a tattoo. You might be thinking of getting a tattoo or having a tattoo removed and wish to continue breastfeeding without interruption. This FAQ is intended…
Breastfeeding Builds a Better Jaw, and Other Benefits for Babies - US News
health.usnews.com Breastfeeding is linked with healthier babies and healthier mothers – and you might be surprised how far the benefits extend.
MommyMeds | InfantRisk Center
infantrisk.com The MommyMeds app from the TTUHC InfantRisk Center gives breastfeeding and expectant mothers a fast, convenient way to access evidence-based information about medications and their safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
How critically ill infants can benefit most from human milk
sciencedaily.com Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. That’s the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns.
Milk & Baby
So freaking cute!!!
FREE Access to the Journal of Human Lactation
lactationmatters.org The Journal of Human Lactation (JHL) is the premier quarterly, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, commentaries relating to human lactation and breastfeeding behavior, case reports ...
The Top 16 Breastfeeding Controversies
time.com Almost any discussion of how and when we feed our babies sets off a national debate. So to mark World Breastfeeding Week 2014 (yes, that…
La Leche League USA
Happy World Breastfeeding Week to all mothers and those who support them.
Breastfeeding: Data: Report Card | DNPAO | CDC
www.cdc.gov The CDC Breastfeeding Report Card brings together state-by-state information to help tell the story of breastfeeding practices and supports in states.
Animal Activism? :-P
Caring hands: man becomes Canada's first male doula
cbc.ca With his big, muscular hands, dreadlocks and large physique, Kelly Carrington is not surprised he doesn’t fit the mould of what people expect a doula to look like.
Did you know? – Epidural pain relief and breastfeeding: New research |
aimsireland.ie “The only thing as consistent as birth pain has been the search to eradicate it, pharmaceutically” – Tina Cassidy, Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born
Bed-Sharing, Breastfeeding and the risk of SIDS | La Leche League GB
laleche.org.uk Recent publicity about the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) consultation on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has once again raised concerns amongst parents on the subject of breastfeeding and bed-sharing. Babies have a biological need to feed during the night, and mothers…
What a great way to support and encourage nursing mom's. The price of a teabag...pennies...benefits mom, baby and the local businesses.
How cool is this cafe!!
Mastitis Protocol Updated
bfmed.wordpress.com The majority of cases occur in the first 6 weeks, but mastitis can occur at any time during lactation.
How do I determine if a medication is safe for a breastfeeding mother?
kellymom.com Have you ever been told you need to stop breastfeeding (temporarily or otherwise) because you need medical testing or a medication?
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