Passionate about the joy of breastfeeding her own daughter, Tina began helping other mother’s with breastfeeding as a certified La Leche League Leader in 1988. During her 10-years as a La Leche League Leader, Tina held positions at the area level of La Leche League including Area Professional Liaison, Area Coordinator of Leader Applicants, and Area Conference Coordinator as well as one-to-one breastfeeding counseling and leading breastfeeding support group meetings. Tina sat for her boards and gained certification as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Registered Lactation Consultant (IBCLC, RLC) in 1998.

Breastfeeding 3rd World Countries

The Breast Milk Elixir

LUCKNOW, India — What if there were a remedy that could save more children’s lives in the developing world than are claimed by Malaria and AIDS combined? A miracle substance that reduces ear infections while seeming to raise scores on I.Q. tests by several points? Available even in the most remote villages, requiring no electricity …

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Breastfeeding Sleep

Researchers propose ‘Breastsleeping’ as a new word and concept

As far as titles in academic journals go, it’s quite the attention-getter. “There is no such thing as Infant sleep, there is no such thing as Breastfeeding, there is only Breastsleeping,” reads the title of a new peer-reviewed commentary piece by University of Notre Dame anthropologists James McKenna and Lee Gettler that appears in the …

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