Breastfeeding and Lactation Program Patient Stories
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Two Children, Two Very Different Breastfeeding Experiences
When her second son, Kaashif, was born with medical issues that prevented him from feeding at the breast, Alissa found new ways to approach feeding.
Providing Protection with Human Milk: Rachel and Joshua’s Breastfeeding Journey
Rachel diligently pumped her milk to provide her son with the nutrients and protection he needed when he was born with a serious health condition.
The Best Medicine for Taran: His Mother’s Milk
After her son Taran was born with an omphalocele, Karen used her milk – first by pumping, then direct breastfeeding – to give him all the strength she could.
Giant Omphalocele: Charlotte's Story
Diagnosed before birth with giant omphalocele, Charlotte came to CHOP for delivery, surgery and follow-up care by a team experienced in caring for this birth defect.