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Breastfeeding Confusion, Education and Support

My IBCLC colleague had helped one of those grandmothers and then my colleague also helped her daughter. Talk about continuity!

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‘Milky Way’ Film and Discussion Sunday August 6th 7 p.m

The Milky Way

There are so many ways women are encouraged or discouraged in breastfeeding. Yet, breastfeeding itself is the same biological process it has been for millennia and it’s designed to succeed. Come to this viewing and valuable discussion of the movie: ‘The Milky Way’ Sunday August 6th   7-9 pm.  Temple Shalom  175 Temple St.  Newton, MA $20 per ticket.  Buy your ticket here! This event is organized by the Massachusetts Lactation Consultants Association. Proceeds benefit Project Licensure, an effort to assure access to...

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Assuring Good Care for All Families

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Insurance often requires licensed providers. However, not all licensed providers are breastfeeding specialists like an IBCLC.

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Milk and Lilies

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What do lilies have to do with breast milk?

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This Is Still Important

In any possible revision of the Affordable Care Act, it's necessary to keep support for breastfeeding.

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Accessible Breastfeeding Support

Shouldn’t every family be able to consult with someone with that level of training and experience?

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More Advice about Breast Pumps

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Changing the flanges can make a difference and is less expensive than buying a new pump.

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Returning to Work

You can provide breast milk for your baby while you're at work or just not home. This class will help you plan ahead.

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Pumping Practicalities

Here are some practical tips to make pumping more comfortable and more effective.

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Insurance Coverage for Lactation Support IS Required

NO co-pay. NO deductible. Support for the entire duration of breastfeeding and way beyond the hospital. Read on. It's the law.

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