Posts Tagged ‘breastfeeding’

  • Heather on Supporting Breastfeeding in Eastern Kentucky

    November 7th, 2011 | Stories | ekrhp | Comments Off on Heather on Supporting Breastfeeding in Eastern Kentucky

    EKRHP – Heather Fulton from Appalachian Media Institute on Vimeo. Heather Fulton a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor at the Letcher County Health Dept. discusses her experiences with counseling women who hope to breastfeed.  She also provides information on why it is the optimal choice for both mother and baby and debunks some of the common […]

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  • Is Your Hospital or Care Provider Baby-Breastfeeding Friendly?

    August 3rd, 2011 | News Updates | ekrhp | Comments Off on Is Your Hospital or Care Provider Baby-Breastfeeding Friendly?

    This week is World Breastfeeding Week!  It is celebrated in 170 countries worldwide.  Why?  Because of the tremendous benefits that both women and babies receive from breastfeeding and having been breastfed. Breastfeeding does pose challenges, as does any choice when it comes to parenting.  However, most of the challenges of breastfeeding can be overcome with the […]

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