Tag: breastfeeding

Breastmilk is lifesaving medicine for NICU babies – so Regional One Health is helping “donor warriors” provide mom-to-mom, woman-to-woman support

For hospitalized infants, breastmilk is more than nutrition - it can be lifesaving medicine.  Regional One Health's Milk Depot helps provide breastmilk for these vulnerable babies by making it easy for moms to donate their excess milk. Donors simply undergo a screening process and then contact the Milk Depot to drop off their donations. [...]

2021-05-19T11:55:25-06:00May 19th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Postpartum manager Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, postpartum manager at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support [...]

2020-08-19T12:02:12-06:00August 26th, 2020|

August is National Breastfeeding Month, but Regional One Health’s mission to support nursing moms and babies lasts all year long

There’s no doubt breastfeeding promotes good health and is a great way for moms and babies to bond – but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Regional One Health understands that, and has made a commitment to promoting breastfeeding not only during August’s National Breastfeeding Month, but all year long. That commitment includes education [...]

2019-08-12T09:55:17-06:00August 5th, 2019|

Regional One Health named Champion of the Week for breastfeeding education efforts

Regional One Health was recently recognized as a Champion of the Week by CHAMPS (Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices), a breastfeeding-focused initiative geared toward improving maternal and child health outcomes through the promotion of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative practices. Regional One Health is one of the largest hospitals currently enrolled in the CHAMPS Initiative working to [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:37-06:00July 28th, 2015|