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Breastfeeding Preparation College Park MD

See below for breastfeeding preparation suppliers in College Park that give access to nursing bras, nursing pads, breastfeeding clothing, inverted nipples, milk storage guidelines and more, as well as advice and content on breastfeeding positioning and breast milk expressing.

Patricia Kmieciak, LCCE
5808 Swarthmore Dr
Berwyn Heights, MD

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Dr. Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, LCCE
(202) 261-2413
418 Pershing Dr
Silver Spring, MD

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Linda Hagemann
(801) 920-2727
Silver Spring, MD
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Kimberly Myers
(202) 352-0778
Washington, DC
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ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Charlene Muhammad
Washington, DC
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ICPFE

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Mrs. Sarah A. Sragg, BS, CD (DONA), LCCE
(240) 793-1341
10706 Huntwood Dr
Silver Spring, MD

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Lori Allen
(301) 236-9203
1331 Gresham Road
Silver Spring, MD
Certifications
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Membership Organizations
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)

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Marylou Carrico Tietz, BA, LCCE, FACCE
(240) 602-5539
9301 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD

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Linda Martin
(808) 896-2056
Washington, DC
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Roeshell K. Matthews, BSEd, LCCE
(301) 809-6869
7508 Old Chapel Dr
Bowie, MD

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Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding Benefits
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There are many benefits to breastfeeding. Even if you are able to do it for only a short time, your baby's immune system can benefit from breast milk. Here are several common breastfeeding questions along with answers!

Benefits of Breastfeeding For Mom:

  1. Nursing uses up extra calories, making it easier to lose the pounds of pregnancy.
  2. Breastfeeding lowers the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
  3. Breastfeeding can help a mother to bond with her baby. Physical contact is important to newborns and can help babies feel more secure.
  4. Breast milk is always available and ready! No more bottles to clean and no more formula to mix! Breast milk is always ready and does not require mom to mix anything or heat any milk!

    Benefits Of Breastfeeding For Baby:

  5. Breast milk is the most complete form of nutrition for infants. A mother's milk has just the right amount of fat, sugar, water, and protein that is needed for a baby's growth and development. Most babies find it easier to digest breast milk than they do formula.

  6. Breastfed babies score slightly higher on IQ tests.

  7. Breastfed infants grow exactly the way they should. They tend to gain less unnecessary weight and to be leaner

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