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What to expect: The first 24 hours

Posted on Nov. 15, 2016 ( comments)
Volumes have been written about getting ready for baby. But what happens during those first 24 hours of life?
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Support for breastfeeding moms in the Tacoma General NICU

Posted on Aug. 25, 2016 ( comments)
More than 90 percent of moms with babies in the NICU at Tacoma General plan to breastfeed.

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with these tips

Posted on Aug. 4, 2016 ( comments)
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Recipe: Lactation cookies

Posted on Aug. 3, 2016 ( comments)

This recipe is perfect for breastfeeding moms who want to boost their breast milk supply. 

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Why won't she latch? Top 10 most common breastfeeding problems

Posted on Aug. 2, 2016 ( comments)

Learn more about some common breastfeeding problems, and how a lactation consultant can help.

The girlfriends' guide to breastfeeding

Posted on Aug. 1, 2016 ( comments)
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Pump, donate, repeat: How to donate breast milk in the Sound Sound

Posted on Jun. 23, 2016 ( comments)
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Virtual care meets moms where they are

Posted on Oct. 8, 2015 ( comments)
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Breast milk donation update

Moms donate 20,000 ounces of breast milk

Posted on Aug. 28, 2015 ( comments)

Local mothers recognize the importance of human breast milk and have donated thousands to the Tacoma General Mothers' Milk Depot since last August.


Tacoma General NICU first in Seattle area to use human milk fortifier

Posted on Aug. 7, 2015 ( comments)

Tacoma General’s NICU is now using Prolacta, a human milk fortifier that boosts the nutrients in milk for premature babies.