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North Georgia Breastfeeding Center and Public Breastfeeding!

By |2017-11-30T17:05:25+00:00August 14th, 2017|

Breastfeeding In Public! Did you know that North Georgia Breastfeeding Center has a sister clinic? North Tampa breastfeeding Center officially opened under Maternal Instincts back in January of 2010 and has been serving the community ever since. The North Tampa Breastfeeding Center made the news during World Breastfeeding Week on the hot topic of public [...]

Breastfeeding Support Group

By |2017-11-30T17:05:41+00:00September 26th, 2016|

Come join us for a free breastfeeding support group provided by North Georgia Breastfeeding Center. We will continue to have monthly meetings at two locations, Post road library in Cumming, Ga and the Cumming library located in town. This will be a great opportunity to share your stories, ask your questions, and receive support by [...]

Breaking News! Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice act

By |2017-11-30T17:05:41+00:00April 29th, 2016|

Guest Post From Breastfeed Atlanta: We are so very pleased to report that the Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice act has been signed by our governor. This law will provide licensure to lactation consultants in Georgia, thereby protecting the public from unqualified providers and enabling better reimbursement from insurance companies. It's a really good thing for Georgia [...]

Giving Back! First donor milk depot in Georgia opens in Cumming

By |2017-11-30T17:05:42+00:00April 12th, 2016|

First donor milk depot in Georgia opens in Cumming Frozen milk arrives at the milk bank and is logged into a sophisticated bar code and tracking system. Posted Monday, April 4, 2016 12:00 am COMMENT Kathleen Sturgeon CUMMING, Ga. — Lactating mothers looking to give back to premature will soon have a chance to do [...]

North Georgia Breastfeeding Center Opens Milk Depot In Cumming, GA.

By |2017-11-30T17:05:42+00:00March 31st, 2016|

Great News!!  North Georgia Breastfeeding Center opens Georgia's first milk depot site in Cumming, Ga. Breastfeeding Center North Georgia Breastfeeding Center has a unique opportunity to be a part of something amazing in the world of breastfeeding/lactation. NGBC has partnered with Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas to provide a milk depot where donors [...]

10 tips for Successful Breastfeeding

By |2017-11-30T17:05:52+00:00November 11th, 2015|

10 tips for Successful Breastfeeding   Congratulations on your beautiful new baby and welcome to the world of motherhood! First we need to tell you something-you got this! We have faith in you that you’ll succeed and you should too! The following are 10 tips from us at North Georgia Breastfeeding courtesy of  Sweet Songs [...]

By |2017-11-30T17:05:52+00:00November 2nd, 2015|

Choosing a comfortable position when breastfeeding There are many different positions moms use with breastfeeding, and most have a specific reason as to why they choose the position they do. As the mom gets more comfortable with breastfeeding she will usually develop a position that works for outings “public nursing”, nighttime nursing, daytime nursing, and [...]

Ways To Help When Breastfeeding Is Hard!

By |2017-11-30T17:05:53+00:00October 5th, 2015|

How many times have you been told to give up? Have you received well meaning advice on your own breastfeeding relationship? If you have ever breastfed, I'm willing to bet you have experienced this.  In my opinion, I believe people mean well in most cases, but more times than not, the advise is unsolicited and not [...]

Breastfeeding and Bacteria

By |2017-11-30T17:06:03+00:00September 21st, 2015|

A very interesting topic came up recently in regards to the introduction of bacteria in a newborn, which lead us to believe there is a significant misunderstanding of breastfeeding and the microbiome of babies, and the important role bacteria has in developing a healthy immune system.  To give you a brief history and why this topic [...]