Perhaps one of the most common questions women ask themselves during pregnancy is, "Am I going to breastfeed my baby?"- The Women's Hospital team members continually work to raise awareness of the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. In this blog article written by both a mom and editorial staff member for The Breastfeeding Connection, you will find out what kind of support and services are offered at The Women's Hospital to new moms who choose to breastfeed.

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Posted: 7/25/2016 4:36:40 PM by Julia Baumeyer | with 0 comments

This post is about our journey of supporting new moms and families and efforts we have taken to support breastfeeding moms. The article leads up to the latest accomplishment in that journey...being designated as a Baby Friendly Hospital!

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Posted: 10/2/2015 4:23:17 PM by Julia Baumeyer | with 0 comments

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. This month's post is from a mom who knew that she wanted her babies to receive breast milk because she was aware of the numerous benefits it provides. Here, she tells her experience providing breast milk for her little ones and how beneficial donor milk was when she wasn't able to provide the full amount her baby needed shortly after birth.  She also shares her plans to pay it forward. We thank Alyssa for sharing her story with us!

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Posted: 8/14/2015 12:00:00 PM by Julia Baumeyer | with 0 comments

This post is thanks to a local optometrist Sarah M. Sarah's story displays how passionate she was about reaching her breastfeeding goals and how she wasn't going to let anything come between her and her goal! She knew she wanted to provide milk for her daughter for the entire first year of life. In her article, , the fears that she had are the same that many moms have. Sarah has proven that goals can be accomplished even with unexpected opportunities and challenges thrown in the mix.

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Posted: 7/10/2015 11:01:49 AM by Julia Baumeyer | with 0 comments

Eric and kidsThis article is in honor of father's day. Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there. In this post, guest blogger and father of four Eric B. discusses the role he played to support his wife during her breastfeeding experiences.

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Posted: 6/17/2015 2:24:08 PM by Julia Baumeyer | with 0 comments