Lactation Education

Fed Is Not Best, Choice Is.

How the Health Care System Is Failing New Mothers  Like every other mother out there, I read this article about the death of baby Landon and my heart broke. But as a Lactation Consultant there were many other feelings that hit me like a ton of bricks, and one of them was anger. This chain of…

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Breastfeeding to Doulas, In a Much Needed Area!

Each year bebo mia set aside a small scholarship fund for their Maternal Support Practitioner Program (aka Doula Certification). Each year we talk with the most unbelievable women, strong, supportive women who are true community leaders. Often times, these women do not have the resources to jump into a doula training, but want it so bad I can…

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bebo mia client talks about BREASTFEEDING!

  Bebo mia was lucky enough to sit down with Deepa Maceachern, former bebo mia client and the mother of adorable 17-month old Andrew.  The last time we saw Deepa was just after Andrew’s birth– a birth so extraordinary that it ended up in the papers! We wanted to ask her a few questions about her…

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Preparing for Breastfeeding Success!

  Congratulations, you are having a baby! As you embark on that little adventure called “parenthood”, there are so many preparations to be made.  One by one we cross the “need to do’s” off our list…. Baby Registry completed.  CHECK. Doula interviewed and chosen.  CHECK. Prenatal Childbirth Class booked.  CHECK. Breastfeeding preparations started…..Ummm….HUH???   In…

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Toddler Nursing…Oh so sweet!

I had every intention of beginning to type this blog with two hands.  Computer ready, tea made and a toddler happily busy with her Duplo, I sat down in anticipation of a few moments of quality writing time.  However, an empty, available lap proved far more tempting than a few plastic blocks and before I…

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