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Monday, August 05, 2013 - Sparrow shares tips online for World Breastfeeding Week

It’s World Breastfeeding Week and Sparrow is celebrating by sharing breastfeeding tips for parents on our Facebook page all week.

Breastfeeding is important for the mother as well as for the child because of the nutritional benefits and the psychological bonding between mom and baby.

Last year, Sparrow was selected to participate in Best Fed Beginnings, a first-of-its-kind national effort to significantly improve breastfeeding rates. The selected organizations are working together in a learning collaborative, using proven quality improvement methods to transform their maternity care services in pursuit of “Baby-Friendly” designation. For more information, click here.

Check our Facebook page, for tips each day this week. For more information about breastfeeding and giving birth at Sparrow, visit, and happy World Breastfeeding Week!

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Congrats Sparrow Nurse Leader Christine Jodoin, who was recently appointed Vice President of Nursing!

“Overflow” blood drive honoring teen daughter of Sparrow Caregiver who is fighting leukemia set for Friday, April 25.

Videos on SparrowTV

A new Sparrow Cancer Center program helps Patients navigate cancers common to men. Click here to watch.

The April Sparrow News Video includes stories on a new Sparrow facility helping the most vulnerable in our community, a prestigious honor for a dedicated Caregiver, and much more. Click here to watch. 

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