Category Archive: Breastfeeding

September All About Birth Workshops

September has been another busy workshop month. On the 10th, CiC led another version of “How to Have a Great Hospital Birth” at Wild Was Mama in Brooklyn. Chris McCloskey, CNM and Morgane Richardson, DONA both presented helpful information for new moms and partners to […]

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Breastfeeding & Beyond

Choices in Childbirth hosted “Breastfeeding & Beyond” last night, part of our regularly scheduled All About Birth: Workshops for Expecting Parents. Internationally board certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) joined a panel of three new moms for their stories of adjustment, challenges, and bonding through breastfeeding that […]

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Mother’s Day Feature: An Interview with Nüroo Baby

This week, in honor of National Kangaroo Awareness Day May 15, we feature a Choices in Childbirth interview with Daniela Jensen, USIKC, co-founder of NüRoo Baby, a company that has created products to make recommended “skin-to-skin” time much easier. Pictured below are co-founder Hope (left) and Daniela (right) and […]

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Expert Avenue: Tips for Nursing by Julia Mannes

This month’s free Healthy Birth Choices Workshop focused on breastfeeding. In case you missed it or don’t live in NYC, we have received some excellent expert advice from Julia Mannes, CD(DONA), CLC, RYT. To learn more about Julia, visit her website: http://www.juliamannes.com/ Three Really Helpful Tips for […]

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Lactation Approach

In this article. Dr. Alexis Lieberman, Fairmount pediatrician, and Diane Lawley, lactation counselor, describe their innovative collaboration in promoting breastfeeding. Thank you Dr. Lieberman and Diane! AL:  I do housecalls for the newborn visit, in the Fairmount area. A year ago, a typical scenario would […]

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Breastfeeding Choices

At this month’s Healthy Birth Workshop we heard the stories of three moms who overcame challenges in breastfeeding.  Both the World Health Organization and American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all babies breastfeed exclusively for the first 6 months of life, and continue to nurse […]

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