Breastfeeding Essentials for Moms, by Moms.
  • Health Risks of Motherhood Are Higher for African Americans

    As healthcare providers we strive to provide the same care to all of our patients and see good health outcomes across the lifespan, income level and educational status. Mostly, we have been successful – more mothers are insured, home visiting programs have shown promising results and more infants getting their vaccines on time. But as many health disparities are shrinking, one is growing. African American mothers in the U.S. die at three to four times the rate of white mothers, one of the widest of all racial disparities in women's health.

    ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, BREASTFEED!

    Conquer school mornings in stride with this Olympic-worthy breastfeeding game plan!

    By Karen Williamson, CLEC Milkies Special Contributor

    Does the alarm clock chime send a shiver down your spine? Get your baby fed and your school-age kids to class on time, with a little help from a simple planner, some extra pump parts, and a streamlined routine.

    Chart the course for happier days, easier milk

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