March 23, 2011
Breastfeeding: A Mother’s Choice
Pediatricians tell new mothers that breastfeeding their babies is ideal – but breastfeeding is often more complicated and difficult than one might imagine. Women can feel pressured to breastfeed – or pressured to stop before they are ready. On Wednesday's HearSay, we’ll examine these issues with local experts. We’ll also talk with a human resource representative about new laws that affect breastfeeding working mothers.
Tara Smith - midwife, DePaul's Midwifery Center
Robyn Roche-Paull - La Leche League Leader for 12 years & currently in Private Practice with Tidewater Lactation Group, Inc. and author, "Breastfeeding in Combat Boots"