Tag "Center for Breastfeeding Medicine"

The disparity in breastfeeding statistics across neighborhoods in Hamilton County is staggering. Only 1 in 3 babies receive any mother’s milk in one neighborhood, compared to almost every baby in another neighborhood. The Benefits It is important for employers, providers, › Continue Reading

Breastfeeding positively impacts the life course of both maternal and child health, however, great inequities in breastfeeding initiation and duration rates still occur, particularly in the African American community according to doctors at Cincinnati Children’s. To help all mothers and › Continue Reading

The theme this year for National Breastfeeding Month is “Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work.” It is as an effort to increase awareness for mothers needing better access to breastfeeding resources in the workplace. Part of the new Affordable › Continue Reading

It’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week! Breast milk, which is also referred to as “liquid gold,” is amazing. It provides complete nutrition for most infants. My daughter was born with an intestinal blockage called meconium ileus, a complication of Cystic Fibrosis, and in the beginning › Continue Reading

Buying breast milk online is potentially dangerous, reports a new study published today in the Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics. The study, co-authored by Dr. Sheela Geraghty, medical director of the Center for Breastfeeding Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s, and › Continue Reading