Category Archives: Lactation Consultants in the News


Lactation Consultants Boosts Mothers’ Contact with Newborns

Improving Mothers’ Contact with Newborns The recent statistics coming out of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center are further evidence that lactation consultants are key to improving successful contact with newborns and their mothers. In the last two years, since it adopted the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative begun at NHRMC’s Betty H. Cameron Women’s & Children’s Hospital, New Hanover […]

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The Lactation Police

As someone who see lactation consultants as a group of professionals trying to help weary mothers and uncooperative babies, I hate to see them reflected poorly in the news. In the last week, The Washington Post published two articles that portrayed lactation consultants in a negative light. The first of these articles, Your breast-feeding and bottle […]

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