Health Benefits for Mothers
- Beneficial effects of breastfeeding in women with gestational diabetes mellitus Daniela Much, Andreas Beyerlein, Michaela Roßbauer, Sandra Hummel, Anette-G.Ziegler Molecular Metabolism, Volume 3, Issue 3, Pages 284-292 Volume 3, Issue 3 June 2014 view full text at PubMed.
- The influence of natural feeding on human health: short- and long-term perspectives Teresa Grzelak, Urszula Woźniak, Krystyna Czyżewska Prz Gastroenterol 2014; 9 (1): 4–10 DOI: 10.5114/pg.2014.40843 view full text at PubMed.
- Enabling Women to Achieve Their Breastfeeding Goals. Stuebe, Alison M. MD, MSc Obstetrics & Gynecology. 123(3):643-652, March 2014. view abstract at PubMed.
Congratulations to Tsehootsooi, the first tribal hospital to become Baby-Friendly!!
Check out this article on the W. K. Kellogg website about all IHS hospitals achieving Baby-Friendly Designation
Congratulations to Antoinette Kleiner, RN, IBCLC who was awarded employee of the month at Northern Navajo Medical Center for all her work on the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative!
Congratulations to Jeannette Yazzie, eMBA, BSN, RN, who was awarded employee of the month at the Navajo Area Office for all her work on the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative!
Take a look at this article featuring insights from Camie Goldhammer about some barriers that contribute to the difficulties of breastfeeding among Native women.
Congratulations to Roberta Ortiz, LE, CD, CHW, (Oglala Lakota/Yomba Shashone) who was awarded the Drs. Ruth Lawrence & Audrey Naylor Legacy Scholarship, which was established by USBC earlier this year to support talented, emerging breastfeeding coalition leaders. The scholarship will allow her to attend the National Breastfeeding Coalitions Conference on August 2-4, in Arlington, Virginia. Ms. Ortiz was a round table host at the Maternity Care & Infant Feeding in Indian Country Conference, held this past May in Albuquerque, New Mexico.