Breastfeeding can be complicated and difficult enough during “normal” times. However, new mothers’ concerns become magnified during a pandemic when in-person resources, like local breastfeeding classes, are not as available. As a certified lactation consultant, I’m here to help by sharing answers to the most common breastfeeding questions and concerns I receive from clients … [Read more...] about Navigating Common Breastfeeding Concerns During the Uncertainty of a Pandemic
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Lansal, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall on 14,860 pounds of their hummus and bean dip products effective across the country due to possible listeria contamination.Hummus and bean dip varieties involved in the recall include Target Archer Farms, Trader Joes, Tryst, and Giant Eagle. The affected products have “use by” dates between April and June 2014. All retailers and … [Read more...] about Listeria Concerns Prompt Nationwide Hummus Recall
When you're a new mom, it's natural to have questions and concerns - especially when it comes to breastfeeding. Here are two of the most common questions I've been asked about womens' areolas while they are nursing: 1. What are those bumps on my areola that look like pimples? The bumps you see on the areola are called montgomery glands. Montgomery glands, also referred … [Read more...] about Common Nipple Concerns While Breastfeeding
The Kroger chain of grocery stores is recalling spinach sold at grocery stores in 15 states due to possible Listeria contamination. The recall affects 10-ounce bagged Fresh Selections Tender Spinach with a "best if used by" date of Sept. 16. The Kroger Co. said the product was sold in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, … [Read more...] about Spinach Recalled Over Listeria Concerns
Angelina Jolie showed up to the Oscars last night in a dazzling black Atelier Versace gown, but it was her gaunt physique that has sparked the most commentary. The 36-year-old actress looked extremely thin on the red carpet - especially her arms. Twitter was buzzing with fans and supporters concerned about Jolie's health. "Angelina Jolie is beautiful but she needs a lil' more … [Read more...] about Angelina Jolie Sparks Concerns at the Oscars – Is She Too Thin?