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Breastmilk program in CA county jails
Information on California AB 2507 which requires county jails to develop and implement an infant and toddler breast milk feeding policy.
CLC Working on Contact Tracing
Susan Thomas-Young works with Lorain County Public Health for its epidemiology and surveillance team.
CLC Providing Care During the Pandemic
Jeanne Pichoff, an occupational therapist and certified lactation counselor, is working hard during the pandemic.
Lactation Support and Childhood Obesity in PA
The presence of CLCs and IBCLCs in PA is associated with lower rates of childhood obesity and higher rates of breastfeeding.
Choosing midwives and home births
Women around the country are changing their birthing plans as patients infected with covid-19 fill hospitals.
Certified Lactation Counselors in the news!
REPOST: VolumeOne piece out of Chippewa Valley: Certified Lactation Counselors: What They Do, and How They Can Help
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
Pregnant women in correctional facilities face many issues like isolation, lack of mental health support, etc...
Paid Family Medical Leave in U.S. House
REPOST: United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) Weekly Wire
Innovations in State Breastfeeding Efforts
In 2014, ASTHO funded 18 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) to reduce breastfeeding barriers.