Tag: breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week Should Include Formula

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  It's World Breastfeeding Week and I always struggle with how to talk about breastfeeding without alienating Moms who formula feed. I really believe breastfeeding...

On her own, but not alone

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Jefferson Hospital give independent Mom an amazing birthing experience. Clarisa Koplets expected to go through her labor and delivery alone. She expected to be depressed...

Sharing the Truth About Breastfeeding

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Mothers learn from each other at Jefferson Hospital’s nursing support group For Hiroko, breastfeeding her daughter Sayaka is an unpredictable adventure. But she found friends...

Boobie Business 101: Plugged Ducts and Mastitis, Oh My!

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  Ok, let’s get serious here. Nursing is hard work and there are some things that can definitely make it even harder and more uncomfortable....

Breastfeeding Essentials from the Newborn Trenches

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  Now that baby three has arrived and we’re in the thick of nursing, I thought I’d share some insight I’ve gained over the course...

When Your Body Isn’t Yours: A Nursing Tale

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Nursing a baby is a hard thing to envision. When I was pregnant with my son, I told inquiring minds that I would “try”...

Support for Melissa’s Journey

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AHN's Jefferson Hospital Is First in Western PA to Earn Keystone 10 Designation for Breastfeeding Support Melissa Medsger could just picture it: A little more...

How I Weaned My 18-Month-Old from Breastfeeding

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When Gabriel was born at the end of September in 2016, I knew I wanted to breastfeed him. With the support of my husband...

To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed?

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Jefferson Hospital Offers Breastfeeding Expertise and Support Through Certified, Trained Nurses, Midwives, and Doctors Preparing for your baby's arrival involves many important choices: Which obstetrician...

What Every Pittsburgh Parent Needs to Know About Lead Poisoning

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When the news broke in 2014 about evaluated lead levels in Flint, Michigan’s water, I, like many parents, was outraged. Thousands of residents had...