As a Massachusetts non-essential business, we are required to comply with Governor Baker's COVID-19 emergency order and stop in-person operations. However, while our office will be closed to staff and the public until at least April 7th, we are working remotely so you can still reach us via the contact form or by email at info@alpp.org. We look forward to being able to assist you from the office again soon.

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Certified Lactation Counselors in the news!

Certified Lactation Counselors in the news!

REPOST: VolumeOne piece out of Chippewa Valley: Certified Lactation Counselors: What They Do, and How They Can Help
Submit Your Input on the Upcoming Revision to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Dietary Guidelines - Action Needed!

Last week, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee circulated an action alert for public comments on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Community-Based Doula Skills - HealthConnectOne

Community-Based Doula Skills - HealthConnectOne

Pregnant women in correctional facilities face many issues like isolation, lack of mental health support, etc...
Paid Family Medical Leave in U.S. House

Paid Family Medical Leave in U.S. House

REPOST: United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) Weekly Wire
Innovations in State Breastfeeding Efforts

Innovations in State Breastfeeding Efforts

In 2014, ASTHO funded 18 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) to reduce breastfeeding barriers.
Governor Cuomo Signs Lactation Care and Services Coverage Bill

Governor Cuomo Signs Coverage Bill

AB 2345/SB 3387 - An act to amend the social services law, in relation to lactation counseling services
Lactation support professional as CEO

Lactation support professional as CEO

One woman turns her own lack of support into a business to help others.
New York City Marathoner, Molly Waitz, Pumps 20oz Breast Milk During the Race!

Pumping During The NYC Marathon

Molly Waitz, 27, of New York, breast pumped while running the 2019 NYC marathon.
New Nursing Suites at Four New York Airports

New Nursing Suites at Four New York Airports

Port Authority installs nursing suites at all four of its commercial airports.
Pregnant Behind Bars - A Union-Bulletin Article

Pregnant Behind Bars - A Union-Bulletin Article

Illinois prison opens a special wing for mothers-to-be and postpartum inmates.

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