Leonard Bruno

About leonardbruno

Leonard is a website designer and graphic designer for the North Park Group. He has been working with SDCBC for the past year on developing the website.

Postpartum mood disorders 2017

COURSE OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this seminar the participant should be able to: Utilize the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Screen (EPDS) and refer high-risk patients to maternal mental health experts. Describe treatment options for a breastfeeding mother identified with postpartum depression and/or anxiety. List 3 commonly used medications for treating maternal mood disorders in the

Deciphering the Lactation Curve

What can a lactation consultant learn from the dairy industry? According to Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA, the dairy industry can provide a different prospect of milk production and help healthcare professionals decipher the lactation curve. The concept of a lactation curve is well known in the dairy industry, but not in the human lactation

Maternal Nutrition and Perinatal Outcomes

Maternal diet in pregnancy is super important—it can affect three generations: the mother, the baby, and the reproductive cells in the fetus. To help her colleagues better understand maternal nutrition and perinatal outcomes, Dr. Mary Barger (MPH, CNM), associate professor at University of San Diego, talked about healthy eating in pregnancy at a recent SDCBC

The Funny Reality of Breastfeeding

The Funny Reality of Breastfeeding My 2-year-and-3-month-old recently weaned from breastfeeding. Now looking back, I feel that breastfeeding can be emotional, challenging, rewarding, and also funny! In light of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, I’d like to share some semi-funny moments of my breastfeeding journey. When nursing, I feel there’s nothing else I’d rather be doing.

Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week 2015

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2015 is August 1st-7th! This WBW, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) calls for global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Weather a woman is working in an office or work from home, it is necessary that she is empowered in claiming her and her baby’s right to

Breast is best for babies, but not for bodybuilders

In today’s e-commerce world, you can buy anything online. These days along with electronic gizmos and hard-to-find shoe sizes, people are offering human breast milk for sale. But the buyers are often not mothers. The breast milk market is lucrative and booming online as the nourishment for babies has become increasingly popular among some men