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Thursday
Feb142013

My Blogging Interview with Birth Swell

This week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jeanette McCulloch, co-owner of Birth Swell. Birth Swell is one of those amazing birth and breastfeeding online resources that promotes creating positive change for maternal/infant health through social media and collaboration. They truly rock! Here's a sneak preview of my presentation, where I will discuss why I LOVE to blog about breastfeeding and how I hope to convince many of my colleagues to start blogging along with me!

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Sunday
Feb102013

Creating a Sense of Community When Using Donor Milk

In an effort to demystify milk sharing, for the next few weeks we will be sharing stories from breastfeeding moms who either donated their excess breastmilk or supplemented their baby with someone else’s milk. For more information about milk sharing, both informal and through milk banks, please visit our article: Supplement Options: Donor Milk, Milk Banks, and Formula, as well as our Boob Group podcast episode, Low Milk Supply: Donor Milk, Milk Banks, and Formula. Today on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog, I am honored to share Cara's story, which demonstrates how a sense of community can blossom through supplementing with and donating breast milk. If you would like to submit your story to be shared with our readers, please email me at robinkaplan@sdbfc.com. Thank you so much, Cara, for sharing your inspiring story with us! Your daughter is so lucky to have you as her mother!

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Thursday
Feb072013

A Resolution to the Chula Vista Courthouse Nursing in Public Harassment Incident

Last week I shared the story of Rebecca Garcia, a mother in San Diego who was harassed by a bailiff for nursing her baby at the Chula Vista courthouse. Most of you were as appalled as I was. How could a person who is supposed to uphold and enforce the law so egregiously BREAK a law… in a courthouse, none the less?

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Monday
Feb042013

Mustering Courage to Accept Breastmilk From a Friend

Today on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog, I am honored to share Christine McCarty's story about how she mustered up the courage to ask a friend for extra breastmilk for her baby. If you would like to submit your story to be shared with our readers, please email me at robinkaplan@sdbfc.com. Thank you so much, Christine, for sharing your inspiring story with us!

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Thursday
Jan312013

Donating Milk for NICU Babies

Today on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog, I am honored to share Ashley Doelliing's story about donating milk for NICU babies. If you would like to submit your story to be shared with our readers, please email me at robinkaplan@sdbfc.com. Thank you so much, Ashley, for sharing your inspiring story with us!

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