Announcements Archive

Army of Women

Geddes Productions

IBFAN

  • One Million Voices – Campaign seeking one million people to sign a petition calling for politicians to stop baby food companies from pushing formula and misleading mothers.  To sign the petition, click here.

ILCA

InfantRisk Center

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BreastandBottlefeeding.com

  • Webinars – Mythbusters Lactation Style:  Debunking Infant Feeding Assumptions (1 E-CERP), Meet Me in the Nipple Aisle (1 E-Cerp), Breast, Bottles, and Pacifiers-Oh My! (1 L-CERP)

CDC

ILCA

USBC

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Army of Women

·      Current projects

ILCA

·      Conference – July 23-26, 2014 – Phoenix, Arizona

International Breastfeeding Centre

·      Live and recorded webinars

Responses to Online Milk Sales article

·      ABM – Online milk sales, beyond “buyer beware”

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Army of Women

·      232,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year.

·      108 women die of breast cancer every day

·      85¢ of every dollar donated to Army of Women goes to research the cause of breast cancer

·      156 researchers have benefited from Army of Women programs.

·      Current projects needing study participants

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA)

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Army of Women

·      Mindful meditation study – Los Angeles area

Big Latch

·      2013 results:  14, 536 mother-babies pairs are reported to have latched on at Big Latch events around the world!

CDC

·      The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

Geddes Production

·      Online videos - including Delivery Self Attachment, Burping the Baby, Hand Expression….  $1.99/viewing.

Global Breastfeeding Challenge

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Army of Women

·      A Pilot Study of the Flaxseed Effects on Hormones and Lignans:  Role of Race, Genes, and Gut Microbiome – Researchers need African-American and Caucasian women in the Buffalo, NY, area who are postmenopausal and have never had any type of cancer (except skin cancer) for this study.  For more information, click here.

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Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

·      Highlights of Fifth Annual Summit on Breastfeeding

AWHONN

·      New Nursing Care Quality Measures – AWHONN is looking for feedback on their new NCQ measures including measures on skin-to-skin immediately following birth, no supplementation of breastfeeding newborns without medical indication, and ensuring human milk as the primary diet of premature infants in the NICU.  The deadline to submit comments is August 1, 2013.

Breastfeeding Network

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