According to the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), IBCLC Day "was developed to recognize the important role of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and the specialized knowledge each has to make a difference in the lives of breastfeeding families."
Many pregnant or nursing people are struggling to get solid evidence-based information from their doctors and midwives about the safety of taking specific medications during pregnancy. Where can they go for this info?
Researchers are discovering and learning more about the components of breastmilk all the time and identifying the function of all the unique ingredients. This activity is a very simple and effective way to visually demonstrate what are the ingredients in both breastmilk and formula.
Childbirth professionals have many opportunities to help Black families and Black lactation consultants. Today's blog offers some suggestions on action steps you can take now. Join us in supporting Black Breastfeeding Week 2017.
August 1-7, 2017 is the silver (25th) anniversary celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. The 2017 theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding - Together. It is championed by the World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action and recognized around the globe.