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2012-02-15 15:00:00

Twin Life Magazine asks real moms of twins for advice about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. Brookline, MA (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 As a mother-to-be, whether or not to breastfeed is a big decision. When it comes to nursing twins, the benefits, but also the sacrifices, are doubled. In its most recent feature article, Twin Life Magazine, a new online magazine for parents of twins, shares real moms´ insights about breastfeeding twins. The overall consensus? It´s not easy....

2012-02-14 12:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Hospital, the flagship health care facility of Alameda County Medical Center (ACMC) (www.acmedctr.com), announced it has earned the prestigious "Baby-Friendly" designation from an organization that administers the program in the U.S. for its sponsors, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Highland joins 126 of the nation's 5,754 hospitals to be designated Baby-Friendly and...

2012-02-10 21:30:00

SoCalMD representative Dwight Cromie recently had the opportunity to speak with Jenny Pricer, a senior lactation consultant at Parkview Community Hospital about their new Baby-Friendly designation, and exactly what that means for both the hospital and surrounding communities. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 As technology continues to advance, and more and more professional and personal interactions are conducted virtually over the Internet, it is easy to forget just how important it...

2011-11-07 09:01:00

Plans to Layoff Highly Experienced RNs & Outsource Care to Non-Nurses No Other Like-Sized Hospital in the State Allows Non-Nurse to Provide This Care WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just weeks after the Centers for Disease Control had issued a call for hospitals to improve maternity care practices to better support breastfeeding for mothers and babies, UMass Memorial Medical Center has made a decision to significantly degrade its own breastfeeding...

2011-08-01 14:08:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week, Medela is proud to honor the hard work, dedication and best practices of US-based lactation consultants and breastfeeding advocates. The company today announced the induction of two new members to the Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence: Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Las Vegas, Nev. and Kathleen Moren, Providence, R.I. "As the world focuses this week on the importance of breastfeeding, we are thrilled to honor...

2011-07-12 11:30:00

New program will enhance services for expectant mothers and new families ROCKVILLE, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, the area's largest nonprofit health plan and care provider, is debuting a new program - the Newborn Club - for Kaiser Permanente members throughout Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Kaiser Permanente launched the Newborn Club to help new mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges, and provide...

2011-04-04 06:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This acquisition unifies Medela, a leading brand for breastfeeding solutions, with Bravado, an innovating leader in the nursing apparel category. Terms of the deal are not disclosed. The acquisition of Ontario-based Bravado Designs enables Medela to even better provide breastfeeding solutions that meet the lifestyle needs of today's mothers. Together with Bravado, Medela can complement its product range with fashionable nursing lingerie and...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the launch of the 2011 Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence - an exciting expansion of the Lactation Consultant Hall of Excellence. The program will now honor the hard-work, dedication and best practices of lactation consultants, as well as other professional and community breastfeeding advocates. The Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence inductees will be announced during World Breastfeeding Week in August 2011 and will be...

2010-05-12 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Commissioner Angela Who: Bradstreet Denise Padres, Deputy Chief, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Wendy Wright, Lactation Consultant and Founder of Lactation Navigation, LLC What: Seminar & Networking Event Thursday, May 13 - three events When: throughout the day 8:00 -9:00 12:00 Noon...

2010-03-11 05:00:00

MCHENRY, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the launch of an important new resource - www.breastfeedinginsurance.com - where new and expectant mothers can access comprehensive information and tools to help them discover if their breastfeeding related expenses, such as breastpump rental/purchase or lactation consultants, are covered by insurance. Insurance providers understand the critical health benefits of breastmilk to both mother and baby. This is especially true...