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Beginning July 31, 2020, ALPP will accept a new category of continuing education credits.
The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice has published an Executive Summary of the 2020 JTA.
"Baltimore Healthy Start, Inc. has launched a multi-pronged approach to support the families they serve"
"LSPs have gained expertise in breastfeeding support that comes from a variety of backgrounds..."
Access to breastfeeding support has become harder and anxiety among parents has increased.
Long-abandoned, harmful childbirth practices are coming back, according to a recent article in the Boston Globe.
Information on California AB 2507 which requires county jails to develop and implement an infant and toddler breast milk feeding policy.
Susan Thomas-Young works with Lorain County Public Health for its epidemiology and surveillance team.
Jeanne Pichoff, an occupational therapist and certified lactation counselor, is working hard during the pandemic.
The presence of CLCs and IBCLCs in PA is associated with lower rates of childhood obesity and higher rates of breastfeeding.