• No Alcohol During Pregnancy – EVER

    (CNN) – New warning: No alcohol is safe during pregnancy In an effort to once and for all put a rest to any debate about drinking during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics has put out a clear message: Don’t do it. Ever. At all. Not even a tiny bit. “No amount of alcohol should

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  • Benefits of Breastfeeding

    BABY Decreased risk of infections such as ear infections, RSV, and pneumonia. Decreased risk of allergies, eczema, celiac disease, and asthma. Decreased risk of childhood cancers, such as Leukemia. Decreased risk of SIDS. Decreased risk of diabetes. Decreased risk of obesity. MOM Saves money (over $1500/yr) since no need to buy formula. Less absence from

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  • Breastfeeding Resources

    Virtua Health Breastfeeding Lactation Lines Virtua-Voorhees Hospital Lactation Line (856) 247-2793 Virtua-Memorial Hospital Lactation Line (609) 914-7258 —————- Virtua Health Breastfeeding Support Groups Virtua-Memorial Hospital (free) Breastfeeding Support Group-Every Wednesday 11:00am-12:30pm Back to Work Support Group- every other Thurs. 6:30-7:30pm (see website for dates) Conference Center Free Parking   Virtua-Voorhees Hospital (free) Breastfeeding Support Group

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  • Breastfeeding Guide for Patients

    Please download the following information for your breastfeeding resource during your pregnancy:  WomensHealth.gov/breastfeeding   “Your Guide to Breastfeeding”  US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health.  https://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/breastfeeding-guide/?from=breastfeeding OR   go to: Womenshealth.gov ;  go to “Health Topics”; click on “Breastfeeding”; click on “Your Guide to Breastfeeding” under e Publications (on right hand column

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