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Breastfeeding

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Project Breastfeeding Aims To Educate Dads

A Tennessee dad’s campaign to get fathers more involved in breastfeeding has gone viral.

04/01/2014

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Got Breast Milk? Milk Banks Offer Help To Women Who Can’t Breastfeed

Seven years ago, Erika Schneider had twins born two and a half months early. She wanted to breastfeed, but the stress of having two babies in intensive care prevented her.

07/09/2013

Health Department Seeking Nominations For Breastfeeding Friendly Place Awards

The Allegheny County Health Department is seeking nominations for its Breastfeeding Friendly Place Awards.

03/12/2013

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Local Hospitals Weigh In On Breastfeeding Debate

At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.

08/02/2012

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‘Nurse-In’ Protest Held At Local Target Store

A Texas mom is upset after she was allegedly harassed and kicked out of a Target store for nursing her baby. Word spread, which sparked a national protest, including one in our area.

12/28/2011

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The Milk Truck Is Ready To Roll

The Milk Truck is up and running and its creator has plans for the future. The truck is a breast feeding support vehicle with a huge breast on the roof and a flashing red light.

11/18/2011

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Tuesday To Be ‘Milk Truck Day’ In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Tuesday is a big day for something¬†known as the “The Milk Truck.” Pittsburgh City Councilman Patrick Dowd will present the creator of the mobile breastfeeding station with a proclamation declaring it¬†as “The […]

09/12/2011

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‘Milk Truck’ 1 Step Closer To Reality

The creators of the “Milk Truck” say they’ve surpassed their goal and are one step closer to helping Pittsburgh moms.

08/01/2011

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Local Woman Envisions Mobile Breastfeeding Truck

A local artist and teacher at Carnegie Mellon University has come up with an idea to support mothers who are harassed for nursing in public.

07/06/2011