[Parentsgroup-list] HUHS & breastfeeding

Christine Dianne Wenc wenc at fas.harvard.edu
Tue Aug 2 18:42:12 EDT 2005


Candice--is she at the school of public health?  Don't recognize that name
from the Cambridge location.


On Tue, 2 Aug 2005, Candice Belanoff wrote:

> We take Eli (3 and 1/2) to Dr. Susan Holzman at HUHS. She's fine. Not the most
> incredible bedside
> manner, but not so bad either. We'd probably prefer someone a little more
> hippie/alternative, but she
> does fine in a pinch. (I hope she's not the breastfeeding ignoramus! It's hard
> to conceive that a
> modern-day pediatrician would express anything other than "congratulations" at
> a patient meeting the
> APA-recommended exclusive breastfeeding goal.
>
> --cb
>
>
>
> >===== Original Message From Christine Dianne Wenc <wenc at fas.harvard.edu>
> =====
> >Hmm--If anyone else has had issues with this, will you let me know?  The
> >director of HUHS should be aware of the problem, and we could write them a
> >letter recommending they get up to speed on this.  My first encounter was
> >Milo's 6-month checkup, where the CHIEF of HUHS's pediatrics dept
> >expressed astonishment that I was able to pull off the superhuman feat of
> >nursing my own child for such an amazingly long time.  Right then I knew
> >they were pretty out of it, and probably offered very little support or
> >accurate information.  (The enormous formula-company calendar right by the
> >appt desk & other formula marketing handouts scattered around didn't help.)
> >
> >Christine
> >
> >
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> Candice Belanoff, MPH
> Doctoral Student
> Department of Society, Human Development and Health
> Harvard School of Public Health
> cbelanof at hsph.harvard.edu
>


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