The problem with epidemiological associations is the wide variety of things which may be driving them. For example, a new study reports an association between hospital geographic location and the variation in primary cesarean delivery rates in the United States. This phenomena is not
No one really believes the Friedman Curve represents timing of cervical dilation anymore. Modern researchers have used more sophisticated techniques to identify problems with the Friedman Curve, generally about the slope of the line which represents the speed or progress of
The Friendly Airports for Mothers (FAM) Act has been introduced into congress. The Act, if made into law, would require airports to provide accessible, safe, clean, and convenient lactation rooms for travelers. The United States Breastfeeding Committee needs your help. By sharing
Breastfeeding month is coming to a close. I hope you’ve enjoyed the multitude of resources I’ve shared over the past few weeks. To wrap up the series, today I will share links to resources of a different sort. These links are just
I hope you are not tired of breastfeeding yet, because there are even more great resources to share with you today.
How timely, Lamaze is doing a webinar next week on low milk supply. I just had to pause and let you know about it. Lamaze members can attend for free. It is $20 if you are not a Lamaze member. Webinar: Low Milk
Lactation activism is any activity that promotes, protects and supports breastfeeding and human lactation. In some circles, the term is shortened to lactivism. Do you describe yourself as a lactivist? My answer is no. I try not to use language that is
This past week we’ve been talking about international initiatives for breastfeeding, and I wanted to be sure I shared some information about the first one, the International Code of Marketing Breast-milk Substitutes published in 1981. By its very existence, this document demonstrates the