Join us for the 26th Annual International Breastfeeding Conference!

There is a lot to love about autumn in Wisconsin, but when the wind howls, chilling to the bone, I start dreaming of Floridian palms and sunshine. Just as the magnificent maple leaves begin to fall and the sky begins to darken, Healthy Children Project’s Annual International Breastfeeding Conference flyer is released, sparking great anticipation …

28 days until the International Breastfeeding Conference!

A new year is almost upon us, and it’s hard to believe that several months have passed since we introduced the 2019 International Breastfeeding Conference here on Our Milky Way. While we’ve been surprised with a few “balmy” days here in Wisconsin this December, butterflies no longer flicker peacefully across a bright sky as I …

Looking forward to the International Breastfeeding Conference 2019

Birds chirp cheerily, vibrant butterflies peacefully flicker across a bright sky, our radiant sun illuminates the abundance of summer. In August in Wisconsin, it is almost never appropriate to utter January. Unless of course you are speaking of Healthy Children Project’s 25th International Breastfeeding Conference in Deerfield Beach, Fla. January 15 to 18, 2019. The …

Speech language pathologist and lactation specialist embraces creative problem solving, collaboration and interdisciplinary teamwork

Not long ago, Lillian Scott, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, a Speech Language Pathologist at Baptist Health in Lexington, Ky., saw a mother and her four month old baby for feeding difficulties including maternal breast and nipple pain. Scott reports that the mother sought out help from other community lactation specialists; still, her pain continued. “It came …