Women band together to renew lactation spaces at VUMC

“Some people consider lactation spaces a human resources benefit; we think of it as a right and an obligation.”

Initiative seeks to break down breast-feeding barriers

Breast-feeding is welcomed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Event to highlight breast-feeding’s benefits

Adjoa Taylor is no stranger to breast-feeding. The mother of five is well versed in the advantages of nursing for her children. But what she discovered were the benefits for herself.

Breast milk blocks virus binding

Components of human breast milk help ward off viral infection, a new study shows.

Effort seeks to remove breast-feeding barriers

Vanderbilt University has signed on for a statewide project to increase exclusive breast-feeding in hospitals and delivery centers.

baby looking into the camera with uncertainty

Breastfeeding problems can be linked to a tied tongue

A simple procedure can correct ‘tongue-tie,’ a commonly missed condition that could prevent newborns from breastfeeding properly.