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Digging into the Breastfeeding Toolbox: At the Breast Supplementers

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I long ago realized that this breastfeeding thing…this thing that is supposed to be natural and perfect and make the heavens open up and the angels sing…sometimes, it really sucks (pun intended). By the time most moms contact me as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), breastfeeding has become a snowball of frustration, hopelessness, […]

New Documentary Highlights the Importance of Human Milk Banking and Donor Milk

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Three years ago, filmmaker Kevin West and his wife experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby in the eighth month of pregnancy. After the tragic loss, West and his wife learned about milk banking, and his wife became a milk donor to the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). “Your body doesn’t realize […]