Breastfeeding Community

Breastfeeding Home

Crib Bumpers

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say

In this article, originally published in HealthDay News, learn more about the reasons healthcare professionals are calling for the banning of crib bumpers.

Aimee Sharp
Breastfeeding Preemies

Breastfeeding Preemies May Reduce Risk of a Serious Eye Problem

In this article by Kathleen Doheny for Health.com learn why breastfeeding a premature infant may help reduce the risk of a serious eye problem.

Aimee Sharp
Breastfeeding Laws

Employers Routinely Break The Law When It Comes To Breastfeeding Moms

In this article, originally published by Forbes, learn about breastfeeding laws and how many women access to both break time and a private space to pump.

Aimee Sharp
World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 2015

During this year's World Breastfeeding Week, we're focusing on providing information to moms who are interested in breastfeeding or currently breastfeeding.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
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