Fathers and Breastfeeding Resources

Fathers have an important role to make chest/breastfeeding work.  Breastfeeding: What is a Father to Do? Recorded Webinar from 5/22/2021 Objectives  At the conclusion of the presentation the participant will be able to:1. Discuss the influence of paternal/partner attitudes on the mother’s decision to breastfeed.2. Evaluate and respond to at least 2 of the most common…

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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 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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Congratulations to our Spring 2022 Lactation Scholarship Awardees

In partnership with UCSD Extension’s Global Lactation Alliance Program, SDCBC offers scholarships for community leaders who are pursuing LEC or IBCLC education in order to increase lactation support in underserved communities. Each year the Coalition will announce several scholarship opportunities and select individuals vividly exhibiting a passion to serve San Diego families. Meet Reese Shasha I…

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Lactation Apps

Some of these are free and have been recommended or suggested by lactation professionals.  *Baby Connect *($4.99) Tracks everything related to baby: diapers, feeding,growth, meds, sleep, and vaccines; caregivers can log in too; everybody canbe synched together    *Baby Feeding Log* <https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/baby-feeding-log/id412360317?mt=8> (free)– allows new parents to record all the basics for nursing, diapers, and sleeping   …

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New Lactation Research Studies posted in LACTNet-24 Mar 2022 to 26 Mar 2022

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Association of Breastfeeding Duration with 12-Month Postpartum Blood Lipids in a Predominately Lower-Income Hispanic Pregnancy Cohort in Los Angeles.  In:  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022 Mar 4;19(5):3008. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19053008.  Authors:  Zhongzheng Niu, Christine H Naya, Lorena Reynaga, Claudia M Toledo-Corral, Mark Johnson, Tingyu Yang, Brendan Grubbs, Nathana Lurvey, Deborah Lerner, Genevieve…

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