Category Archive for "breastfeeding"

Response to Online Milk Sharing Study

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that breast milk purchased online had more bacteria and viruses than unpasteurized samples of milk donated to a milk bank, reflecting poor collection, storage, or shipping practices. Responding to extensive media…

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Idaho Breastfeeding Rates Highest in Nation

Click here to see the 2013 CDC Breastfeeding Report Card at:

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Milk Bank Depot St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital

The recently opened Milk Bank Depot at St Luke’s Children’s provides a convenient local drop-off site for women who may be in a position to donate their milk. The depot serves as a mid-point between the milk donor and Mothers’…

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Breastfeeding in Hospitals

Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care mPINC Data for Idaho 2011

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Breastfeeding Legislation

Affordable Healthcare Act provides protection for women to pump breast milk in the work place. Read about it here.

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Nursing is Normal in Idaho

The Central District Breastfeeding Coalition has created a video about the importance of breastfeeding. The video is a photographic display of nursing moms in public settings. The intention behind the project is that the more often something is seen the…

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