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Berkshire Nursing Families: Help Beyond Breastfeeding

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The program is successful because the community realizes how important this is.

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Make Sure the Scene is Safe

Taking a CPR class means you'll learn the basic skills to help someone. You'll also learn how to focus in a time of emergency and get more help.

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Not Feeling Blissful During Breastfeeding

She was describing D-MER: Dysfunctional Milk Ejection Reflex. It is a real condition.

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Skin-to-Skin, Babies, Biology and Breastfeeding

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Our voices, our touch and our warmth helps us grow and nurture a new human being baby.

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Breastfeeding and the Flu

The immune factors in your breast milk are providing protection for your baby.

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When Your Baby Is Born Preterm

Some of the most essential help for your baby comes from your skin warmth and your breast milk.

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Keep Sending the Message: Support HBill 1151

Licensure would make IBCLC care accessible to families. Tell your legislators that this is important.

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Nonsense and Body Sense

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Some products claim to enhance or improve your breastmilk. You really don't need those, you're fine the way you are.

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Licensure for IBCLC Lactation Consultants

Of 15 certifications for breastfeeding support, the IBCLC credential is the most rigorous and thorough.

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Tongue-Tie Basics

Painful latching, pinched nipples, poor weight gain: these may be signs of tongue-tie. They definitely are reasons to see an IBCLC lactation consultant.

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