Archive for August 2021
Black Breastfeeding Week is A Celebration of Sisterhood
BBFW 2021 Chardá Bell, CLEC, CBE, CPE, FSD Perinatal Health & Wellness Consultant Owner, Melanin Milk SD Doula & Lactation Support www.melaninmilksd.com As a Black mother, doula and lactation birthworker, I look forward to encouraging others to acknowledge groups and/or individuals for the outstanding work to support, promote and protect Black breastfeeding. In 2012, birth…Read More
Vaccination During Pregnancy
Based on new evidence about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is strengthening its recommendation for COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. (See updated Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines and COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding.) The increased circulation of the highly contagious Delta variant, low vaccine uptake among pregnant people, and…Read More
National Breastfeeding Month 2021: Every Step of the Way
“If I could talk to myself eight years agoSeeing what I’ve seen, knowing what I knowI would tell that new motherThere’ll be days aheadWhen breastfeeding doesn’t seem to workI would tell her she can trust herselfCause now I gotta picture of landscape of infant feedingI can see with perfect clarityIt wasn’t impossibleIt was what we…Read More
San Diego County Board of Supervisors Proclaim August as San Diego County Breastfeeding Month!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2021 SAN DIEGO—National Breastfeeding Awareness Month (NBM) is observed annually to raise awareness to address barriers to human milk feeding faced by families across the United States and around the world. The theme for this years’ breastfeeding month is “Every Step of the Way” and each week therein is celebrated…Read More
Breastfeeding-Friendly San Diego: Apoyando la Lactancia Materna en el Cuidado Infantil: Martes, 24 de Agosto @6:30 pm PDT – ¡Gratis!
Participe en un entrenamiento GRATUITO diseñado para proveedores decuidado infantil y aprenda cómo puede apoyar a familias que amamantanMuchas mamás regresan a trabajar ó a la escuela durante los primeros tres meses de vida de su bebé. El apoyodurante esta transición es extremadamente importante y puede determinar el que los bebés reciban leche maternaó no.…Read More
Lactation Education Counselor Fall 2021 Scholarship Applications Now Open!
In partnership with UCSD Extension’s Global Lactation Alliance Program, SDCBC is excited to offers scholarships for individuals passionate in pursuing certification as a “Lactation Counselor”. The UCSD Lactation program prepares lactation educators to assist in the promotion of breastfeeding and to interact in the breastfeeding situation by assisting and encouraging the breastfeeding triad of mother,…Read More