Breast Feeding

How Breastfeeding Helps Babies and Moms

How Breastfeeding Helps Babies and Moms, Specialists offer encouragement and hope Many of us have heard “breast is best” when it comes to feeding young babies. While this may be so, the truth is learning to breastfeed doesn’t always come easy. Just ask Lactation Specialists, Maggi Leyburn, RN, BSN, IBCLC for PeaceHealth in Vancouver, Washington and Janai Meyer, RDN, IBCLC, LD, in …

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Changes to Breastfeeding & Nutrition Group Meetings

Due to staff / support changes the Breastfeeding & Nutrition Group will now be meeting on the 2nd and the 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Ketchikan Public Library only.  For more information please check out our schedule via the events calendar. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Janai via the contact …

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Top Lactation Blogs for Breastfeeding Moms

This compiled list contains the current top Lactation blogs from thousands of top Lactation blogs using search and social metrics. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Top Lactation Blogs Breastfeeding Magazine About Blog – Online breastfeeding magazine for nursing …

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Benefits of Breastfeeding – KRBD Community Radio Ketchikan

KRBD Community Radio of Ketchikan, Alaska hosted a radio session with local area breastfeeding support groups and health professionals discussing information available to breastfeeding moms in Ketchikan. Janai Meyer, along with several other area groups are involved with raising awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding and holding an event August 1st to kick off of World Breastfeeding Week. LISTEN TO THE …

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World Breastfeeding Week

TRICARE Breast Pump Policy Town Hall – UPDATE

Many TRICARE beneficiaries were understandably excited when the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) expanded TRICARE coverage of breast pumps, associated supplies and breastfeeding counseling to all female TRICARE beneficiaries in December 2014.  You’ve had many questions since news of the change first broke, and once the policy became public, you had even more questions. So, TRICARE hosted a town …

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Top 50 Breastfeeding Resources on the Web

No matter if you’re wanting to breastfeed and looking to learn, or have already started and need help, the breastfeeding resources you turn to can either help you succeed or sabotage and undermine your chances! It is so important to choose reliable breastfeeding resources that have no hidden agenda other than to help you be successful and happy in your …

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Breast Feeding Classes – June and July

Every breastfeeding experience can be as different as every pregnancy and every baby. Whether you are a first time mom-to-be or have breastfeeding experience you will enjoy the current research and tips included in this 2 hour class. Learn what to expect the first few weeks of breastfeeding. This early information will set a strong foundation for your entire breastfeeding …

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Milky Way Story – Ketchikan Premiere Tonight

Tonight in Ketchikan – at the Ketchikan public library 6pm to 7:30pm : Are you a mom? Planning to be a mom? If so, this film is an absolute must see.The Milky Way is a sensitive, informative and sometimes challenging treatment of the very personal matter of breastfeeding. Women in the United States are set up to fail and the …

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