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A Breastfeeding or Lactation Room is a private room other than a bathroom, that is shielded from public view and interruption, and is used by mothers who breastfeed or express breast milk by breast pumping.

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'Me Too' - Sexual Harrassment and Assault

'Me Too' - Sexual Harrassment and Assault

"Me Too" - 2 little words to describe a woman's experience with sexual harrassment and assault. The hashtag has filled Twitter and Facebook from women who have experienced all levels of unwanted harrassment and assault.

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Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast

Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast

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Northwest Mothers Milk Bank

Northwest Mothers Milk Bank

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The Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa

The Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa

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The mission of the Mother’s Milk Bank of Iowa is to provide pasteurized donor human milk to hospitals nationwide so premature and term infants can be fed an uninterrupted human milk diet during maternal milk insufficiency. When our inventory allows, it is dispensed to infants at home by prescription.

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WakeMed Mothers' Milk Bank

WakeMed Mothers' Milk Bank

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The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi

The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi

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Mastitis While Breastfeeding Causes and Treatments

What is Mastitis?

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Definition of Mastitis - Mastitis is inflamation of a woman's breast (mammary glands) usually caused by infection. It most often occur in nursing mothers during the first 6 months of breastfeeding but can happen to any woman.

Moms often experience fatigue, pain and difficulty breastfeeding during this period, causing many to reduce the frequency of breastfeeding. Howevever, the opposite is true - breastfeeding more often usually helps get rid of the infection, and the baby is still safe while feeding. Mastitis is a serious discomfort, but can be easily treated.

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Mothers' Milk Bank of Montana

Mothers' Milk Bank of Montana

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Breastfeeding During Disasters

Breastfeeding During Disasters

Surviving a disaster is not something we think will happen to us. We see it on tv, read it online and hear about it on the radio but it's always the other guy, not us. Until, it does happen to us.

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Preparing a Breastfeeding Nest

Preparing a Breastfeeding Nest

There is so much anxiousness welcoming your new baby into your home. In the mix of recovering physically from birth there is a lot of planning. You're setting up a special room or space for your baby, building cribs, having baby showers and more. There is a lot of preparation for baby. BUT what about mom and dad? How are you preparing for your arrival, especially as you start your breastfeeding journey?

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