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National Breastfeeding Month

Shield HealthCare Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

Shield HealthCare’s is excited to be celebrating National Breastfeeding Month. Our Breastfeeding Community provides information on a variety of topics.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Clean breast pump parts

How to Clean and Sanitize Breast Pump Parts

Your breast pump has many parts that come in contact with your breastmilk. Prevent bacteria by learning how to best clean breast pump parts.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Pumping at work

Breastfeeding: Your Guide to Pumping at Work

Pumping at work allows you to continue to provide the best nutrition for your baby. It can also help maintain the special bond you share with your baby.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Breastfeeding at Work

Does My State Support Breastfeeding at Work?

Some states recognize the importance of continued breastfeeding and make it the law for employers to support breastfeeding moms at work.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Breastfeed During a Disaster

How Do I Breastfeed During a Disaster or Emergency?

During a disaster breastfeeding your baby becomes even more important, not only for nutrition purposes but because it can reduce stress.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Breastfeeding problems

Breastfeeding: Common Problems

Find answers to common questions like "What if My Baby Has Trouble Latching On?" and "What If My Nipples Become Sore?" to help solve breastfeeding problems.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Enough Breast Milk

How to Make Sure Your Baby Gets Enough Breast Milk

Learn about how to increase your milk supply, ways to tell your baby is getting enough breast milk to drink and read some helpful breastfeeding tips.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Store Breast Milk Safely

How to Use and Store Breast Milk Safely

Handle and store expressed breast milk safely by following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Breastfeeding Resources and Links

Breastfeeding Resources and Links

Questions about breastfeeding? Your doctor or certified lactation consultant is your first stop. Here are some additional breastfeeding resources.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
breastfeeding diet

I’m Breastfeeding: What Should I Eat?

While you are breastfeeding, you need more of these nutrients in order to supply enough for both you and your baby. Eat a healthy, balanced diet every day.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
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