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Born to be Breastfed

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March 03rd 2014:Full Term Baby, Full Time Pumping

Join Marie and special guest Mary Kay Smith, RN, IBCLC of Edward Hospital (Naperville, IL) for an episode focused on breast pumping to bottle-feed full-term babies whose mothers are not feeding them directly at the breast. Mothers may choose to pump for their full-term, healthy newborns and assume that getting the pumped milk is the same as getting the milk directly. Health care providers may question whether the research substantiates that idea. Factors such as inadequate breastfeeding instruction and support may contribute to the situation. How is feeding pumped mother’s milk different from

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Mary Kay Smith

Mary Kay Smith, RN, IBCLC, FILCA, has been assisting breastfeeding women since 1982. Initially a La Leche League Leader, she opened a breast pump rental depot in 1985. Working with moms and babies in unique medical situations led to deeper interest in the science of lactation, and she pursued the IBCLC credential in 1988. After spending the last eight years as Lactation Consultant at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit MI, she has returned to her home state of Illinois, and is employed at Edward Hospital in Naperville IL. An active member of the International Lactation Consultant Association, Mary Kay was honored with the designation of “Fellow of the International Lactation Consultant Associat
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