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    Breastfeeding, Support, Tradition and the Penobscot Nation

    by  • December 5, 2012 • Breastfeeding, CEUs, video

    “We focused on grandparents in our education program to make sure the latest and correct information was available to families and hoped this would help support mothers with breastfeeding and infant care,” says Andrea Mietkiewicz, RN, CPM, CLC, RN, Nurse Manager and Maternal-Child-Health Coordinator for Penobscot Nation Health Department, and the program organizer. Mothers,...

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    Gestational Diabetes

    by  • December 5, 2012 • Uncategorized

    Interesting: “There is uncertainty as to the optimal approach for screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Based on systematic reviews published in 2003 and 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded that there was insufficient evidence upon which to make a recommendation regarding routine screening of all pregnant women.” http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/tp/gdmexuptp.htm

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