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World Breastfeeding Week Supports Sustainable Development

Today begins the start of World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Held annually since 1992 and recognized in more than 170 countries, World Breastfeeding Week highlights the global impact that breastfeeding has as “a key element in getting us to think about … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Wins 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award

We are so proud to announce that Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition by Judith Lauwers and Anna Swisher was just awarded second place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Awards Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category. … Continue reading

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Join Us In Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Did you know that it’s World Breastfeeding Week? Coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and celebrated in more than 176 countries, World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) recognizes the importance of promoting breastfeeding worldwide. This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases Updated Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding Online Course

Our Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding online course just keeps getting better. Created specifically to support the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, it is an essential resource for educating your staff to reach … Continue reading

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ILCA Conference Marks Debut of Innovative Jones & Bartlett Learning Title

Attendees to the recent International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) conference got a first look at the just published Legal and Ethical Issues for the IBCLC by current ILCA President, Elizabeth C. Brooks. It is the only text that covers the … Continue reading

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

This week, World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) celebrates its 20th anniversary. Commemorated in more than 170 countries, WBW promotes the significant health benefits of breastfeeding and recognizes the important work of breastfeeding advocates and educators across the world. This year’s theme … Continue reading

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MA Bans Infant Formula Bags: Promotes Breastfeeding

Earlier this month, Massachusetts became the second US state to ban infant formula gift bags. Dr. Lauren Smith, Medical Director of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health told Boston.com that, “We applaud the effort of all of the hospitals to … Continue reading

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