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Together We Do Great Things! National Breastfeeding Month

The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) has announced the National Breastfeeding Month 2022 campaign and celebration! Each August, we celebrate “National Breastfeeding Month.” USBC invites us – member organizations, breastfeeding coalitions, partner organizations, communities, and individuals – “to participate in online action and conversation about the policy and practice changes needed to build a landscape of …

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Infant Formula Shortage: Healthcare Provider Virtual Info Session

Missed the Information Session? Find the Recording and Resources at Infant Formula Shortage – Guidance and Resources Please join us for a facilitated discussion on the topic of the current infant formula shortage, hosted by nutrition and lactation experts from Piedmont Health Services WIC Program and Breastfeeding Family Friendly Communities. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/8634 1207145?pwd=K3l4RGxTaFdKN G9jUjd5bWs2TTlEdz09 Infant feeding …

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Protecting Health and the Environment #EarthDay2022!

Earth Day 2022! A day “to celebrate the Earth, learn about the environment, and promote conservation.” How does chest/breastfeeding support Earth Day?  As the norm for infant feeding, chest/breastfeeding provides optimal health and development for infants and children and has long-term, lasting benefits for both members of the nursing couple. One benefit not celebrated as …

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Policy Leaders in Conversation – Black Maternal Health Week

April is National Minority Health Month, a month to recognize and raise awareness about “health disparities that continue to affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups and encourage action through health education, early detection, and control of disease complications.” Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17 (#BMHW22), was founded in 2018 by the Black Mamas …

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Parent-to-Parent Lactation Support: La Leche League Chapel Hill

La Leche League (LLL) of Chapel Hill provides free parent-to-parent/peer-to-peer lactation support meetings throughout the month. Meetings are led by volunteer Leaders, who are experienced with chest/breastfeeding and accredited by La Leche League International. Currently, the meetings are online.  Monthly meeting schedule Every Monday, Breastfeeding Café, from 10-11am Every Thursday, Evening Café, from 8-9pm First …

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Ready Set Baby! Prenatal Breastfeeding Education Classes

Ready, Set, Baby is a free service of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI), offering education for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care. These prenatal breastfeeding education classes are held live via zoom and are facilitated by lactation training students under the guidance of an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Ready, Set, Baby has recently been updated …

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Black History Month: Learning Opportunities

February is Black History Month with the 2022 theme – Black Health and Wellness. Please join us in honoring the achievements of Black lactation and birth support providers as we highlight events hosted by organizations across the country. February 17, 2022: BreastfeedLA is hosting a virtual webinar, Black Women Breastfeed Too: Past, Present, and Future. …

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Lactation & Birth Support Providers – Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE!February 21, 2022, at 2:30 PM Meet and Collaborate! Lactation and Birth Support Providers! Healthcare Providers! Community Advocates! Parents! Breastfeed Orange NC is excited to join with Breastfeed Durham and Breastfeeding Friendly Communities of Chatham County for a virtual meeting on February 21, 2022, at 2:30pm to discuss gaps and strengths in lactation support …

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Evento de Fotos Familiares información

Evento de Fotos Familiares

El Mes Nacional de la Lactancia Materna es un momento de celebración, y vemos tantas imágenes poderosas y hermosas de las familias lactantes y las comunidades que las apoyan. En consonancia con esa celebración, Breastfeed Orange NC te invita a una sesión de fotos familiar GRATIS. El evento es una colaboración de comunidades amigables con …

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