“I’m Back!”

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Ok, so where did I go??  Back to school for my Family Nurse Practitioner degree!  I was waaay too busy with clinical rotations, working fulltime, and taking care of family to see patients!  (Did I mention moving, construction, family illness and death?  Life happens!)  But I am finished with school, graduated 2016, took ANCC certification […]

IBCLC

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Someone in my group put this out there and I think it’s great!  If you have breastfeeding issues or problems, make sure the “lactation consultant” is an “IBCLC!”  “IBCLC” stands for “International Board Certified Lactation Consultant”.  We have hours and hours of training and practice and take a rigorous examination to be certified! 

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Hot off the presses from the CDC!  Congratulations, New Jersey hospitals, for supporting breastfeeding moms!  We are getting there!  Was your hospital supportive of breastfeeding?  Let them know how you feel, good or bad–let’s get to “green”! 🙂

Happy New Year!!!

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What is your New Year’s resolution?  Will you lose weight, eat healthier, schedule that doctor’s appointment, take a vacation, or maybe go back to school?  Or will you breastfeed your baby instead of formula feeding?  Do you know all the health benefits of breastfeeding and the risks of artificial (formula) infant feeding? (*Here’s a short list […]