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Sep
23

Nearly “universal” breastfeeding concerns call for universal breastfeeding support

written by Tara Haelle

When nearly all first-time moms are reporting breastfeeding concerns just a few days after giving birth, it’s pretty safe to say that breastfeeding support resources need a boost. The former was the finding of a study published today in Pediatrics. The latter, mentioned in the study, is my big takeaway from the findings. About three […]

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Sep
22

A quick message about the blog (back to normal soon!)

written by Tara Haelle

  I wanted to post a brief update to all blog readers about the recent lack of frequency of my posts. Our family has done a great deal of traveling over the summer, and the traveling has made it difficult to post as regularly.In addition, there have been a couple of developments in our lives […]

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Sep
10

Even being undervaccinated puts children at risk for pertussis, study finds

written by Tara Haelle

Perhaps you’ve heard that Texas, the closest thing I have to a “home” state, has been experiencing a series of disease outbreaks — involving illnesses that can be prevented with vaccines. As much as I love the Lone Star State, I’m grateful not to be there at the moment and concerned for friends and family […]

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