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Adriana Mesec maj Artículos / Español / Languages / Traducciones

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, FAPA Traducido por Paola Segnini, Arizona, EE UU Foto: Adriana Mesec maj Es genial para los bebés. ¿Qué beneficios tiene para las madres? Una colega recientemente me envió un editorial del Washington Post escrito por un grupo de profesionales de la salud mental que tuvieron unas experiencias horribles con la lactancia materna y concluyeron que dar de mamar era muy...

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Adriana Mesec maj Features

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, FAPA Photo: Adriana Mesec maj Great for babies. What’s in it for mothers? A colleague recently sent me an Op-Ed from the Washington Post written by a group of mental health professionals who had horrid personal breastfeeding experiences and concluded that breastfeeding was too hard and didn’t make that much difference any way. Now they encourage all the mothers in their practice...

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Beat Diabetes! World Health Day, April 7, 2016 Features

Melissa Clark Vickers, LLLI Photos: Elizabeth Stanley   Join La Leche League International (LLLI) and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in celebration of World Health Day, April 7, 2016. Beat diabetes! The 2016 World Health Day (WHD) theme is “Beat diabetes!” According to the World Health Organization (WHO)1: In 2014, nine percent of adults 18 years and older had diabetes. In 2012, diabetes was...

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Breastfeeding is Good for Mothers Too Features

Updated January 2016 Barbara Higham, Wharfedale, UK Photo: Erin White   What’s in it for mothers? Mothers know breastfeeding is good for babies. It’s the natural thing to do: human milk provides optimal nutrition and strengthens immune systems. We know too that formula-fed babies suffer more illnesses than breastfed babies. But how often do mothers hear about the advantages that exist for their own short and long-term health? The reporting...

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Diabetes & Breastfeeding Features

Emma Gardner, Northampton, UK Photo: Freya & Leo courtesy of The Sandwell Baby Cafe   Diabetes and breastfeeding? Diabetic mothers may be concerned about whether they can breastfeed their babies. The good news is that yes they can. In fact, breastfeeding reduces the impact of the metabolic and hormonal changes following birth for all mothers and all babies benefit from breastfeeding. Insulin is a naturally...

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