Lactation Support Providers

Black History Month 2022: Black Health and Wellness

It is February, Black History Month. This month has provided a much-needed catalyst for recognizing, revealing, and bringing to light the contributions of Black creators, educators, scientists, merchants, farmers, craftspeople, artists and musicians, legislators, healthcare providers, and so many more. These contributions have made indelible, enriching imprints, and often whole designs, on the fabric of …

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Nationwide Survey: Lactation Resources Available to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities

Together with BreastfeedLA (breastfeedla.org) and the Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (ASAP!) Breastfeeding Task Force of Alameda County, the Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force (APIBTF), breastfeedla.org/aapi-breastfeeding-task-force/) is conducting a nationwide landscape analysis of lactation resources available to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities.  As part of this project, we seek to compile and create a resource directory to …

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Equity in the IBCLC Credential

Lactation support providers from Durham, Orange, Chatham, and Wake Counties in North Carolina recently met to discuss the landscape of lactation support in our communities, especially the gaps in care toward race equity, language equity, gender equity, and universal access.  One important outcome of that discussion was a letter regarding an open International Board Certified …

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