Virtual breastfeeding consultations are just one type of on-demand virtual appointment that consumers can participate in along with primary care, pediatrics, psychiatry, therapy, and nutrition services. Are virtual LC visits meeting the needs of today's Millennial parents?
LCCE Tanya Strusberg interviews the author of "Born to Breastfeed: The First Six Weeks and Beyond," Rowena Gray, RM, RN, IBCLC. Rowena shares why she wrote this book and discusses some of the current challenges facing new parents, and how her book might just make the journey a bit easier.
Rowena Gray’s new book, "Born to Breastfeed: the first six weeks and beyond" is an absolute winner. At a relatively concise 167 pages, Born to Breastfeed packs in an impressive amount of breastfeeding information. The title tells the reader exactly what the scope of the book is.
Editor Kaitlin Lewis encourages finding the delicate balance between promoting breastfeeding while acknowledging that some people face an uphill battle and may not be able to breastfeed even if they fully intended to due to insufficient glandular tissue.
Today the American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement "SIDS and Other Sleep Related Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment." This has been well received, as the AAP discusses planning for sleeping with baby if it happens.