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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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Tuesday
Jan292013

Breastfeeding in Public is Legal in California, Right?

Recently San Diego, California (aka America’s Finest City) has been hit with some pretty obnoxious breastfeeding-in-public harassment situations. While I assumed that most Californians knew that breastfeeding in public was legal in our wonderful state, apparently, most people don’t. Even my husband, who is an attorney and married to a lactation consultant, was unaware that there was actually a California law that protected a woman’s right to nurse in public.

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Sunday
Jan272013

Milk Sharing: a generous gift

Today on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog, I am honored to share Elizabeth Pasimio's story about supplementing with donor breastmilk. 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, Elizabeth, for sharing your powerful story with us!

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Thursday
Jan242013

Milk Sharing: a priceless commodity 

Today on the San Diego Breastfeeding Center blog, I am honored to share Cassiopeia Guthrie’s story about donating breastmilk. 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, Cassiopeia, for sharing your beautiful story!

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Monday
Jan212013

Supplement Options: Donor Breastmilk, Milk Banks, and Formula

Updated on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 7:31AM by Registered CommenterRobin

This past week, we released one of my most favorite episodes on The Boob Group: Low Milk Supply: Donor Milk, Milk Banks, and Formula. I had the esteemed pleasure of interviewing Amber McCann, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, fierce supporter of all things mothering, and dear friend. I wanted to know what options were out there for mothers who needed to supplement their babies, as well as the pros and cons of each. I pulled out the most salient points for this blog article, but you can click here to listen to the Boob Group episode in its entirety: Low Milk Supply: Donor Milk, Milk Banks, and Formula.

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