August 25th - 31st is Black Breastfeeding Week. 2018 is the sixth year that Black families have been celebrated and supported with a week dedicated to breast/chestfeeding in the Black community.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released their Breastfeeding Report Card 2018, an annual report that provides some insight into how new parents are doing in establishing and maintaining breast/chestfeeding goals currently in the United States.
As we round the corner into August, World Breastfeeding Week is on the horizon early in the month. Additionally, it is Black Breastfeeding Week the last week of August. I want to draw your attention to the August live webinar scheduled right in the middle of Black Breastfeeding Week, on August 28th,
Lamaze International has a multitude of resources for doulas to share with their birth and postpartum clients who are looking for evidenced-based information from a respected source. Check out all that Lamaze has to offer you and your clients.
Newborn and family sleep is often a difficult but critical topic to cover in childbirth classes. Parents are getting a lot of mixed messages from many sources about where the baby should sleep. Is it time to change the message that parents get about bedsharing?