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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...

2010-01-13 13:19:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes invites nurses, midwives, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, health educators, lactation consultants, and others from across the country to its 35th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference February 11-12th at the Doubletree Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois. All healthcare professionals caring for expectant moms and newborn babies are urged to attend. This conference will address significant and challenging areas of...

2010-01-11 08:40:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Milkalicious was founded in 2008 with the ambitious goal of providing community-based, long-term support for breastfeeding mothers. Milkalicious is targeting the modern mom by offering Lactation Consultations via SKYPE video chat. "Lack of support is the main reason a new mother quits breastfeeding," states Jennifer Ritchie, a Board Certified Lactation Consultant and owner of Milkalicious. "Every new mom has a ton of questions, especially about...

2008-07-20 03:00:43

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 20--No wonder more than 100 people lined up to testify at four days of what sounded like an utter yawner -- Insurance Department hearings on the proposed merger of Pennsylvania's two largest health insurers. Some of the most powerful people in health care in the state sat captive in hotel ballrooms -- forced to listen during hearings in three cities. Officially, those who testified -- and all comers were welcome -- were there to...

2008-06-14 15:00:25

NORWAY - All registered nurses who work permanently in The Family Birthplace at Stephens Memorial Hospital have become certified breastfeeding counselors. The staff participated in a two-day certification course in April, hosted at the hospital by registered nurse Shannon Nassa, the new lactation consultant at Birthplace. Nassa is a board certified lactation consultant, and is experienced in all areas of maternal child and perinatal education. The program covered pertinent topics such...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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