The Breastfeeding Wars

Public NursingThe Mommy Wars are so last decade. Modern moms are currently waging The Breastfeeding Wars. There are those who don’t, those who won’t, those who do, and those who do so publically.  Take, for example, the American University professor and single mother, Adrienne Pine. 

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What is a Lactation Consultant?

Nursing BabyLactation consultants are experts in breastfeeding and human lactation who help mothers master the art of breasfeeding. Lactation consultants provide one-on-one support as well as educate the public at large about the benefits of breastfeeding. Due to breastfeeding's crucial role in cementing the bond between mothers and their babies, many hospitals and birthing centers now keep lactation consultants on their staff to consult with mothers within hours of birth.

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What are the Benefits of Infant Acupuncture?

acupuncture Needles By inserting thin needles in specific areas of the body and influencing the flow of chi, acupunturists treat specific conditions of the body without the use of conventional medicine.  While some adults fear acupuncture because of the needles, infants do not suffer from this phobia and are great candidates for treatment.

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