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    MACPM Endorses Bills that Support Breastfeeding

    by  • May 15, 2013 • Uncategorized

    MACPM has endorsed two important pieces of legislation designed to support women in breastfeeding their babies.   LD 777, “An Act To Protect Working Mothers Who Breast-feed” and LD 830, “An Act To Further Protect Pregnant Women under the Maine Human Rights Act” are currently being reviewed by the Maine Judiciary Committee.  MACPM has...

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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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