Updated fish recommendations for pregnant and breastfeeding moms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued updated advice regarding fish consumption as of January 2017. This advice is geared toward helping women who are pregnant or may become pregnant – as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children – make informed choices when it comes to fish that are healthy and safe to eat. New FDA Recommendations Fish are an important source of protein and other nutrients for young children and women who...
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The age-old question: What to do with that breast pump now that you’re done?

By Jessica McFadden The Washington Post, September 15 Three years ago I finished nursing our third and (most likely) final baby. But while I had my pick of various local charities where I could donate our crib, changing table, glider chair and other baby items, I was weirdly disheartened to learn that I could not do anything besides throw out my Medela Pump-In-Style breast pump. I understood that my portable pump was only designed for one mother to safely use. Pumps like the one I use...
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