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Latest Lactation consultant Stories

2013-12-30 23:23:06

Webinar teaches lactation consultants how to go from novice to expert and to be the kind of lactation consultant they always wanted to be. Long-time lactation consultant, Dawn Kersula, guides those who are new to the field through the challenges inherent in many clinical specialties. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Lactation consultants who have passed the exam, and know have new letters behind their names, might wander what is next for them in terms of personal and professional...

2013-12-19 16:25:19

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In two separate clinical trials, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that periodic meetings with a lactation consultant encourages women traditionally resistant to breastfeeding to do so, at least for a few months--long enough for mother and child to gain health benefits. The results of the trials were published online today in American Journal of Public Health. (Logo:...

2013-09-06 23:02:18

National Breastfeeding Center has released a scorecard of healthcare insurance companies based on coverage policies for breastfeeding support. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Anthem and Aetna both score highly out of 100 healthcare insurance companies graded by the National Breastfeeding Center (NBfC). Research was conducted to see how the insurance industry is responding to the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (PPACA), specifically the part of the law concerning...

2013-08-07 12:26:45

2013 Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence Inductees Announced MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the induction of three honorees to the Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence. The inductees, Sherry Payne, MSN, RN, CNE, IBCLC, David Duresky and V. Kuroji Patrick, will each be awarded a $5,000 grant to fund research, sponsor continuing education, purchase equipment for use in their practice or donate to the breastfeeding charity of their choice. In honor of...

2013-08-02 23:02:06

Insurance payments are a great relief for breastfeeding mothers. The days of out-of-pocket lactation consultant fees are disappearing. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Just in time for World Breastfeeding Month in August, Stork and Cradle announces today its principal instructor and founder, Tamara Hawkins is accepting medical insurance for her lactation practice. Tamara Hawkins is a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over...

2013-07-22 23:00:10

Breastfeeding Community Support is now available on New Allied Pediatrics Facebook Page. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Allied Pediatrics, a large group of individual pediatric practices that have merged resources, has taken their comprehensive breastfeeding medicine services online. Now available at http://www.Facebook.com/AlliedBreastfeedingSupport, this social media profile was recently created to share up-to-date breastfeeding information with new moms and as an outlet for...

2013-03-27 08:33:05

Medela Issues Call for Applications for the National Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence MCHENRY, Ill., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A mother's breastfeeding journey can be a rewarding, though often tenuous, experience. To honor those who help moms successfully nurse and reach their breastfeeding goals, Medela is calling for nominations for its Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence program. Those eligible for recognition include lactation consultants, professionals and community...

2012-10-04 06:27:15

DETROIT, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses, doctors, lactation consultants, hospital administrators and physician leaders representing scores of birthing centers in hospitals across Michigan gathered today at the Michigan MotherBaby Summit to promote hospital policies that encourage breastfeeding. "You can't overstate the impact hospitals have," said pediatrician and Michigan summit organizer Dr. Paula Schreck. She also serves as breastfeeding coordinator at St. John Providence...

2012-08-05 22:20:28

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, a leading NY PR Agency is pleased to announce the addition of baby gooroo to its growing roster of health and wellness brands. 5W Public Relations will execute a comprehensive public relations program designed to increase awareness of the company with the goal of raising awareness of the company. Amy Spangler, MN, RN, IBCLC, is a world-renowned breastfeeding and child nutrition expert, author, and president of babygooroo.com....

2012-04-23 02:27:53

MCHENRY, Ill., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela convened the 7th International Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium in Vienna, Austria on April 20-21, 2012. The annual event, attended by an international audience of neonatologists, midwives and lactation consultants, highlighted the latest insights into breastfeeding science as part of Medela's long-term commitment to supporting breastfeeding women and their families through research and innovation. Notable research...