USBC Legacy Awardee Karin Cadwell Calls for Recognition of Structural Racism

(Ed. Note: Our Milk Way blogger Jess Fedenia is on parental leave for the months of July, August, and September, 2016 to welcome a third child into the family. During Jess’s leave, members of the Healthy Children Project, Inc. circle are taking up the blogger role.) On August 7, 2016, the United States Breastfeeding Committee …

New insight into skin-to-skin contact

By Healthy Children Project  Healthy Children Project faculty members Kajsa Brimdyr and Karin Cadwell and colleagues from Sweden have published a new paper in Medical Hypotheses, available this month. The paper, titled “A Plausible Pathway of Imprinted Behaviors: Skin-to-skin Actions of the Newborn Immediately After Birth Follow the Order of Fetal Development and Intrauterine Training of …

Eight Days in Egypt

Post by Cindy Turner-Maffei and Karin Cadwell Last year Dr. Karin Cadwell, Healthy Children Project, Inc. (HCP) Executive Director was thrilled to plan a new project with our Egyptian colleague, Dr. Abla Alalfy. Together with other colleagues from the Egyptian Lactation Consultant Association, “Doctora Abla” and “the Mother of Egypt’s Children”, as she is affectionately …

Milk Ducks and Iron Fish join forces to fight iron deficiency anemia

A swarm of buzzing maternal child health advocates surrounds the hotel pool. Guests inconspicuously and perhaps somewhat anxiously glance over their shoulders wondering what could be about to happen. The anticipation lies thick despite a nearby, gentle ocean breeze. A woman named Kristin raises a loud speaker proudly. She passionately announces Healthy Children Project’s (HCP) …