Tag: breastfeeding

Doulas can improve care before, during and after childbirth

Doulas can improve care before, during and after childbirth

Doulas are non-clinical caregivers who provide physical, emotional and informational support to pregnant people and their partners before, during ...
What are cleft lip and cleft palate?

What are cleft lip and cleft palate?

Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that happen during pregnancy.  Your baby’s lips form between 4 and 7 weeks, and the palate (roo ...
Preterm babies are at a higher risk for RSV

Preterm babies are at a higher risk for RSV

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages. It’s so common that most babies get it before ...
August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month

In August we commemorate National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby. But to be able to get those benefit ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

During Black Breastfeeding week, which runs from August 25th through August 31st, organizations and partners come together to raise awareness abo ...
Breast is best, even during the coronavirus crisis

Breast is best, even during the coronavirus crisis

August is National Breastfeeding Month and the last week of the month—August 25 through August 31—is Black Breastfeeding Week. Breast milk is ...
Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

Updated November 23, 2020 You’ve probably heard that breast milk is the best food for your baby. However, the COVID-19 pandemic may make ...
COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

Hospitals and healthcare staff are taking safety measures to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. Even after parents and hospitals, take all the po ...
Premature babies and COVID-19: What we know

Premature babies and COVID-19: What we know

Updated November 23, 2020  New research shows that pregnant people who are infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19)  may have a higher ris ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2019

Black Breastfeeding Week 2019

If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook you may have noticed that we’ve been sharing some important messages about breastfeeding as part of Natio ...