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A Tribute to Hospital Lactation Consults

A Tribute to Hospital Lactation Consults

By Angela Lober, PhD, RNC, IBCLCOctober 21, 2021 As hospital lactation consultants, we are advocates, academics, clinicians, educators, and mystics. When we meet a family, some of us meet thousands of families every year, we immediately adjust ourselves to fit the...

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Lactation Consultant, IBCLC (FT) Pediatric Clinic – Bend, OR

Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA), the largest pediatric practice in the region, is hiring a full time Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). *Qualified candidates who are newly hired at COPA may be eligible for COPA’s sign on and service bonus. Bonuses are for a limited time, and are subject to applicable tax withholding and deductions as required by law.*

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

By Chloe McElmurySeptember 16, 2021 September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Thyroid Cancer develops in the tiny but mighty thyroid, a gland located on the front of your neck, underneath your larynx (Adam’s Apple). The thyroid is shaped like a butterfly, with two...

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Connecting the Dots Between Breastfeeding and Mental Health

Connecting the Dots Between Breastfeeding and Mental Health

By Lisa R. Miller, MA, IBCLCSeptember 8, 2021 I think we can all agree that postpartum depression (PPD) is a thief, too often stealing the joys of parenthood. When it occurs, it negatively affects entire families and, unfortunately, goes undiagnosed and untreated in...

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One IBCLC’s Rest is All Our Reward

One IBCLC’s Rest is All Our Reward

By Nekisha Killings, MPH, IBCLCAugust 30, 2021 Black Breastfeeding Week each year is a time to look back and a time to look ahead. Many of us use the week to reflect on the ways that we have supported Black parents and families on their nursing journeys over the past...

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