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Ask the Expert: What Foods and Drinks Should I Avoid When Breast-Feeding?
When women begin breast-feeding, many consider how their diets will affect the health of the baby. Advance practice registered nurse of Lactation Services of Connecticut, Lorna C. Aliperti, has been a lactation consultant for more than 10 years and shares answers to the most common diet questions for women who are breast-feeding. (read the story...)

Montefiore Medical Center Supports Mothers who Breastfeed
Montefiore Medical Center recently announced its plan to participate in "Latch On NYC," a city-wide initiative to support mothers who make the commitment to breastfeed their infants. The hospital will remove all formula advertising , promotions, and free samples from the maternity department and will only hand out samples when new mothers ask for them. (read the story...)

Back-to-Work Tips for Nursing Moms
For new moms, heading back work (and leaving baby behind) can be difficult. Factor in the desire to continue breastfeeding after maternity leave ends, and the life-work balance seems even more difficult to maintain. Use the following as a how to guide to nursing without giving up the 9-to-5. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids. (read the story...)

Studies Show Reduced Seafood Consumption During Pregnancy Can Harm Child Development
New evidence shows that FDA recommendations for reduced seafood consumption among pregnant and breastfeeding women may be too strict, as regular seafood consumption benefits brain and eye development. (read the story...)

Beth Israel Medical Center Bans Baby Formula in New Mom Gift Bags
New York City Hospital Joins National Campaign to Stop the Marketing of Baby Formula to New Moms (read the story...)

New & Noteworthy-March's 'It' Products for Kids & Parents
Check out some new products for kids and parents this month... (read the story...)

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible
If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out. (read the story...)

Top 10 Must-Haves for New Parents
First-time expectant parents go through a rite of passage when it comes to buying things for their babies. (read the story...)

Mama Knows
When Andi Silverman was a new mom and had questions about breastfeeding, she couldn’t find a ‘user-friendly’ book. The reference manuals she consulted didn’t offer her the tips and information she wanted to have right at hand. So, as a journalist, she set about finding the answers. The result is the new book, Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding ( (read the story...)




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