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Help Get a Google Doodle Promoting Breastfeeding!

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We’re always excited to hear about creative ways to promote breastfeeding, so we loved this idea from a member of the Breastfeeding Task Force of Santa Clara asking Google to create a “Google Doodle” in support of breastfeeding. What’s a Google Doodle? Google has a team of artists, known as the Doodlers, who make changes […]

Mama Pear Designs New Year’s Giveaway

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A few months ago the Hygeia team attended the ABC Kids Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. The ABC Expo is one of our favorite annual events with hundreds of companies showing the latest innovations in children’s and baby products. We love meeting with retail stores from across the country as well as other companies supporting moms […]

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‘Tis the Season…Holiday Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

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It’s the time of year that we all need to step back and prioritize while trying to enjoy the holiday season.  When I meet with new mothers I remind them to practice self-care and avoid the stress that comes with trying to keep up with the seasonal pace when they are their baby’s primary source […]

Should Lactation Consultations Be an Essential Health Benefit? Let the Department of Health and Human Services Know!

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Breastfeeding is natural, but that doesn’t mean it always comes naturally.  When breastfeeding challenges arise, professional support from a lactation consultant (IBCLC) can make a world of difference for moms and babies struggling with breastfeeding.  Unfortunately many insurance plans do not cover lactation consultations, leaving families without access to breastfeeding support. During the month of […]

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