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House passes bill requiring federal buildings to provide lactation spaces for nursing moms

USA TODAY - Mar 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — Eleanor Holmes Norton, a grandmother, had an unusual request at a wedding she attended a year ago. “I immediately said, 'I need some lactation space,' ” D.C.'s Democratic delegate recalled. The request was for her daughter-in-law, who ...

San Francisco Proposes Lactation Rooms At The Workplace

San Francisco News (registration) - Mar 14, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO—The city of San Francisco may soon lead the way in supporting new moms who are still breastfeeding while returning to work. A new proposal would require employers have to have a lactation room for breastfeeding employees.

Legislation Seeks to Increase Mother's Access to Lactation Facilities at Work at California City

Patch.com - Mar 10, 2017
The legislation will require all employers to have a lactation policy and a process for employees to request accommodation for pumping and set minimum standards for the type of space that employers must provide to employees for pumping above and ...

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Breastfeeding And Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition

by: Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Enhanced Fifth Edition continues as the leading reference for the latest clinical techniques and research findings that direct evidence-based clinical practice for lactation consultants and specialists. Thoroughly updated and revised with current research, references, and photos, it contains a clear clinical focus with more than 2,000 research studies supporting the clinical recommendations found in the text. Topics include placing breastfeeding in its historical context, workplace-related issues, anatomical and biological imperatives of lactation, the prenatal and perinatal periods and concerns during the postpartum period, the mother’s health, and sociocultural issues.
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Pocket Guide For Lactation Management

by: Karin Cadwell, Cindy Turner-Maffei
Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition is an essential resource for new and experienced lactation care providers. Convenient and easy-to-use, it offers problem solving and counseling strategies for the wide-variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with child-bearing families. Topics include breastfeeding and public health, the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding for hospitals and birth centers, normal breastfeeding, and addressing challenges from both the mother’s and baby’s perspective.
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Counseling The Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant's Guide

by: Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Written from a teaching perspective, Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition presents topics within a counseling framework with practical suggestions and evidence-based information interwoven throughout. Completely updated and revised, it includes new research on milk composition, the importance of the gut microbiome and skin-to-skin care, Affordable Care Act changes, and the latest guidelines from the World Health Organization for breastfeeding with HIV. Also explored and expanded are discussions on cultural competence, working effectively and sensitively with LGBTQ families, addressing disparities in health equity, milk banking issues, and social media trends for lactation information and support.
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Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 8e

by: Ruth A. Lawrence MD, Robert M. Lawrence MD

The most authoritative, trusted guide to breastfeeding for the medical profession