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Lisa Wainwright-Pinion

Lisa Wainwright-Pinion is the Director of Women's Services at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare.

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Cabbage Treatment for Engorgement

Posted by Lisa Wainwright-Pinion on Oct 29, 2018 7:23:00 AM

You're Not Alone!

Severe engorgement can be avoided by feeding your baby frequently, using a deep latch and not restricting the time spent at the breast. Cabbage leaves may be used to help decrease persistent engorgement. Ice packs and cold compresses may also help. Some studies suggest cabbage may accomplish this quickly. If you are unable to get the baby latched on, start cabbage leaves, express your milk and give the expressed milk to the baby. Of course, get help quickly if the problem continues.

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Topics: Women's Health, Mom & Baby, Breastfeeding

What to Look For in a Maternity Hospital

Posted by Lisa Wainwright-Pinion on Mar 21, 2018 7:44:00 AM

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Topics: Mom & Baby

13 Things to Do Before Bringing Baby Home

Posted by Lisa Wainwright-Pinion on Dec 11, 2017 7:25:00 AM

As a parent-to-be, you may feel overwhelmed with preparing for your new bundle of joy. You may be reading advice books and blogs, taking classes and asking friends and family for suggestions. However you do it, making sure you prepare ahead-of-time is a must.

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Topics: Women's Health, Babysitting

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