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 […]Read More
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In this piece, Julie Daniels CNM, instructor and midwife with Frontier University in Hyden, Kentucky offers an explanation of the differences and similarities between the midwifery (midwives) and obstetric (obstetricians and some family physicians) models of maternity care. She also provides advice on how to know which is the right choice for you. EKRHP – Julie […]Read More
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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 […]Read More