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“…to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.” Howard Zinn

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newborn baby

Safe Ways to Carry Your Baby

It limits exposures to viruses. Other people aren’t breathing on him/her. Holding also keeps your baby warmer and is calming. Infants thrive on this contact for many reasons.

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tea cup with Maman written on it for collecting milk

Storing and Freezing Breastmilk

There’s some leeway in these guidelines. If you’re close to, but not exactly on target with these times, that’s fine. Put these guidelines on your refrigerator and in your diaper bag so everyone will know.

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Dutch painting of mother and nursing child.

Breastfeeding in Public

This is what people would see in the normal course of their day and this is how they learned. The mothers and babies in these paintings were doing the same things mothers and babies today are doing.

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Legislative Update!

Here is some good news. Last month, in February, testimony was heard for LD 85: MaineCare Reimbursement for Donor Human Milk. The bill passed unanimously,

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