Tag: breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Income, education gaps influence outcomes

A national research collaboration funded by the National Institutes of Health has found significant racial and ethnic disparities in breastfeeding outcomes.


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UVA Children’s Hospital honored for supporting breastfeeding

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital has earned an international award for its support of breastfeeding mothers. UVA received the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® (IBCLC) Care Award for its work to promote breastfeeding.


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Shenandoah Valley chapter of Breastfeeding USA provides monthly meetings, free counseling

Breastfeeding USA is a national nonprofit organization that provides free mother-to-mother counseling through nationally accredited counselors.


State Senate panel advances bill allowing breastfeeding in public

This afternoon, the Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted unanimously in favor of Senator Jennifer Wexton’s (D-Loudoun) bill SB 1427, granting women the right to breastfeed in public.