I am no longer seeing clients for lactation consults. I recommend my colleagues listed at LCHomeVisits.com

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Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by Jessica M. Lang | Uncategorized

In my Bat Mitzvah speech many years ago I said, “Even when it’s time to move on, it’s hard to let go.” I remember that now, as I am closing my lactation practice in order to take on a new role at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. It’s time. I’m excited about the opportunity to […]

Posted on September 30th, 2015 by Jessica M. Lang | Uncategorized

I’ve written before about times when I’ve grappled with how mothering and other projects fit together in my life.  I’m reminded now by my own mother’s blog that this is really a subset of a larger question that didn’t begin or end with having kids. The question I contemplated as a child, as a new mother, […]

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by Jessica M. Lang | Uncategorized

During the last two decades, the healthcare community developed a consensus that breastfeeding is important, and should be encouraged.   Public health messages are not known for subtlety and nuance, or sensitivity to individual circumstances, so sadly the “encouragement” sometimes happens in ways that can feel dreadfully discouraging.   I understand where Michelle Gerdes is […]