Celebrating Elyse Blair, RN, BSN, ANLC, IBCLC and her career dedicated to special care babies

Elyse Blair, RN, BSN, ANLC, IBCLC , Healthy Children Project Faculty Emerita,  has spent most of her almost 50 year nursing career helping the smallest and most medically complex infants. Blair worked as a labor and delivery nurse for the first several years of her career, but she was always curious about the babies who …

Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives

By Cindy Turner-Maffei, MA, ALC, IBCLC Several of Healthy Children Project’s faculty members were delighted to travel to the Lake District in England to attend and present at the “Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives” conference, held June 10 to 12, 2019. [The location of the conference varies, occurring in the UK …

Highlights from the 10th annual MAINN conference: Nutrition & Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives

A small group of Healthy Children Project faculty were honored to attend and present at the University of Central Lancashire, Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN) conference in lovely Grange-over-Sands, England last week. (For highlights of last year’s MAINN conference, visit this page). The MAINN conference has been held not only in the …

“Autoimmunity and Breastmilk as Epigenetic Medium”

Sylvia Metzger, MPH, MSN, RN, CNL, IBCLC, LCCE is a clinical instructor for maternal-child health nursing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Metzger will present “Autoimmunity and Breastmilk as Epigenetic Medium” at the upcoming International Breastfeeding Conference in Orlando, Fla. This week on Our Milky Way, she joins us for a Q&A. Prepare to …