It is surprising how many health care professionals still underestimate the importance of breastfeeding. If a mother has problems feeding her baby, those difficulties should be addressed. Is the problem on mum's side, or baby's side, or maybe on both sides? One problem that is still persistently overlooked in the baby is 'tongue-tie' or ankyloglossia. This is a congenital, oral anomaly, often causing severe breast feeding problems, like pain and insufficient weight gain in th
I had never contemplated volunteering for an NGO before. I had donated and bought thoughtful gifts for family and friends that helped people in need but I never thought of going somewhere myself. Something triggered my interest though when I saw an appeal by Nurture Project International on Facebook.
They were looking for midwives and lactation consultants to help with the refugee crisis in Greece. Mainly Syrian, Turkish and Kurdish people who had fled their bombed and de