Tag Archives: Breastfeeding

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both… Read More »

Getting It Together: Working and Breastfeeding Posted By : Sally Michener

Are working and breastfeeding compatible? Yes! It boils down to commitment – how serious you are about giving your baby the best nutritional start. Basically, you have three challenges to consider: how to feed baby while mother is gone, how to keep up mother’s milk supply when she’s away from baby, and how to minimize… Read More »

Breastfeeding Special Babies In Special Circumstances – Article One Posted By : Sally Michener

Breastfeeding is even more important for babies with special needs and their parents. Breastfeeding gives you a higher level of maternal hormones, which increase your intuition and perseverance to meet the needs of your special baby. Because of its physical, psychological, and medical benefits, breastfeeding is even more important for these babies. A baby has… Read More »