News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education April 2022 News Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Blueprint Webinar Series Applications Open: NACCHO’s Subject Matter Expert Advisory Workgroups ROSE Breastfeeding Summit Georgia Lactation Consultants Victorious Over Unconstitutional Licensing Law AAP National Conference Now Accepting Breastfeeding Abstracts! Breastfeeding Advocates Recognize Georgia Pediatricians…

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News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education March 2022 News FDA Expands Infant Formula Advisory World Breastfeeding Week 2022 Theme Announced Health Affairs journal released an open access issue on racism and health Funding Opportunity for Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Programs, summarized from HRSA Impact Grants for Black Women-Led and…

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Moms Need Even More Support to Breastfeed In the Era of COVID-19

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Last month, TIME magazine published an article that portrayed breastfeeding in an unflattering way. Featuring a new mother struggling to produce breast milk, the article described breastfeeding as an activity that sacrifices a mother’s well-being and blamed COVID-19 for making new moms who seek immune protection to their babies feel even more pressure to breastfeed. As a…

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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…

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Map Out Online Courses

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