Research and resources for perinatal professionals.
September 18, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
By Jodilyn Owen, CPM, LMEarlier this week, I had the honor of attending a full day workshop on breastfeeding, presented by regular Sceince & Sensibility contributor, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett. In one of her presentations, Kathleen discussed how breastfeeding is a right brain activity and wh
August 14, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
By Amber McCann, IBCLCToday's post is written by Amber McCann, IBCLC. Amber is one of the two keynote speakers at the upcoming Lamaze International Annual Conference in New Orleans this October. Science & Sensibility readers had a chance to "meet" Amber in yesterday's interview on
August 12, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
This year's annual conference is a just a short two months away, and the more I learn about what Lamaze International has in store for conference attendees, the more excited I get! The venue is the wonderful city of New Orleans and the theme is "Let the Good Times Roll for a Safe and Healthy Birth."
August 05, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
As World Breastfeeding Week continues, the role of the midwife in promoting and facilitating breastfeeding for new mothers is examined. Midwifery clients and their babies exceed national breastfeeding rates compared to the general population and our authors today, Jill Breen, Jeanette McCulloch and
July 31, 2013 | by: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
Science & Sensibility, Lamaze International and our contributors are proud to support World Breastfeeding Week 2013, running August 1-7. The Sixth Healthy Birth Practice- "Keep mother and baby together- It's best for mother, baby and breastfeeding" stresses the importance of getting
June 05, 2013 | by: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett
I first became interested in childbirth-related psychological trauma in 1990. Twenty-three years ago, it was not something researchers were interested in studying. I found only one study, and it reported that there was norelation between womens birth experiences and their emotional health.
May 30, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
Breastfeeding Solutions; Quick Tips for the Most Common Nursing Challenges by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA is a recently published book, (April 2013) designed for breastfeeding mothers. This book is small and lightweight, measuring just 5 x 7 inches, with 202 pages, including appendice
April 25, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
The topic of nutrition in pregnancy (and for breastfeeding moms) is an important one to cover, but may not get a lot of attention during your childbirth classes. Women may also be "squeezing in" birth classes late in their third trimester, so the opportunity to make dietary changes during thei
April 23, 2013 | by: Deena H. Blumenfeld, ERYT, RPYT, LCCE, FACCE
Press time update: Over the course of my research on Monday 4/22/13, I noticed that by the end of the day, Milkscreens main website no longer shows links to the Breastfeeding Assesment Calculator. The Facebook page for this product has also been removed. An email received from the company con
March 26, 2013 | by: Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD/BDT(DONA), CLE
by Jeanette McCulloch, IBCLC and Amber McCann, IBCLCJeanette McCulloch and Amber McCann recently presented a session at the 8th Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposium on March 21, 2013, speaking about the ways that social media can be used to support breastfeeding by protectin
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