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Women’s Center adds to breastfeeding resources, hosts open house Aug. 1

Jul. 19, 2017—To further bolster its support of breastfeeding mothers on campus, the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center recently purchased a Medela Symphony hospital-grade breast pump. Vanderbilt community members are invited to see the new pump when the Women’s Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 1, the first day of World Breastfeeding Week.

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Babies and You: ‘Breastfeeding – A Positive Choice’ Feb. 16

Feb. 15, 2017—"Breastfeeding – A Positive Choice," featuring Vanderbilt NICU lactation consultant Carol Huber, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Light Hall, Room 411.

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Babies and You: ‘Breastfeeding, a Positive Choice’ April 21

Apr. 14, 2016—Registered nurse Carol Huber, a lactation consultant in Vanderbilt’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, presents the next installment of the Babies & You series, “Breastfeeding, a Positive Choice,” April 21.

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‘Breastfeeding: A Positive Choice’ Nov. 20

Nov. 7, 2014—A lactation consultant will share the benefits of breastfeeding, basic how-tos and ways to deal with common challenges

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Initiative seeks to break down breast-feeding barriers

Aug. 28, 2014—Breast-feeding is welcomed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Wellcast: Mom’s Milk Club – a support group for breastfeeding mothers

Jun. 12, 2014—Stacy Bonner of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center speaks with Betty McDaniel-Thomas, a certified lactation consultant at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, about Mom’s Milk Club, a support group for breastfeeding mothers. If you have questions about breastfeeding or need support from other mothers, any breastfeeding mother in the community is welcome...

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Babies and You: “Breastfeeding – A Positive Choice”

Feb. 18, 2014—Carol Huber, a registered nurse and lactation consultant, will present “Breastfeeding – A Positive Choice” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 in Light Hall, Room 419. Health Plus offers Babies and You, a worksite prenatal health promotion program, to all Vanderbilt employees, spouses and dependents. The program encourages early and consistent prenatal care...

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Event to highlight breast-feeding’s benefits

Jul. 25, 2013—Adjoa Taylor is no stranger to breast-feeding. The mother of five is well versed in the advantages of nursing for her children. But what she discovered were the benefits for herself.

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Vanderbilt supports nursing mothers on campus with new initiative

Feb. 15, 2013—Mothers at Vanderbilt will find it more convenient to breastfeed on campus, thanks to a new initiative to increase locations where they can do so comfortably and privately.

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VIDEO: Watch Vandy Moms panel for working moms

Feb. 14, 2013—Vandy Moms hosted a panel of experts on balancing work with family life Feb. 7. Panelists spoke about maternity leave, breastfeeding and more at this informative discussion.

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Breast milk blocks virus binding

Dec. 7, 2012—Components of human breast milk help ward off viral infection, a new study shows.

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Effort seeks to remove breast-feeding barriers

Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University has signed on for a statewide project to increase exclusive breast-feeding in hospitals and delivery centers.

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