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  • WBW15

    August is National Breastfeeding Month!.  World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7! Los Angeles is fast becoming one of the most breastfeeding-friendly communities!

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Research

LA Convention Center – Breastfeeding Friendly!

BreastfeedLA is thrilled to share the amazing news that the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is Breastfeeding Friendly!  We spoke to Carisa Malanum, CMP, Vice President... Read More

  • Education

    Latching, Sucking, and Symmetry with Catherine Watson Genna
    September 8, 2015Brochure Photo 3

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  • Advocacy

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    Read the 2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Report Here

LA County Breastfeeding 2015 – #WBW15

“Let’s Make it Work!” BreastfeedLA is proud to participate in World Breastfeeding Week 2015 by advocating for employed mothers to breastfeed.  Through our Breastfeeding Works... Read more

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  • Education

    Latching, Sucking, and Symmetry with Catherine Watson Genna
    September 8, 2015

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  • Job Corner

    Looking for a new job?  Looking for a lactation professional?  Check out the BreastfeedLA Job Corner.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
1
Sat
World Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1 – Aug 7 all-day
MILK: An Infant Feeding Conference @ Los Angeles Hotel
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Latch and Link Long Beach @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
4
Tue
Dr. James Murphy on Tongue and Upper Lip Ties @ The Mother Nurture Center
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dr. Murphy will be in the South Bay for one night to discuss maternal and infant symptoms and physical findings of a true tongue tie and upper lip tie, techniques for both scissor and soft tissue laser release of tongue and upper lip tie and options for postoperative wound care and expected duration to full healing.

 

 

Aug
6
Thu
RHBC North
Aug 6 all-day
Breastfeeding Classes and Support Groups @ Great Beginnings for Black Babies
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Milky Way Screening @ The Mother Nurture Center
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Mother Nurture Center will be hosting a screening of The Milky Way in honor of World Breastfeeding Week. Come see a powerful documentary followed by a great discussion with like-minded industry leaders.

 

Aug
8
Sat
LLL of Sherman Oaks Live, Latch, Love Event @ Bini Birth
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

A community celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. All breastfeeding supporters are welcome. Families/partners/friends.
Raffle and refreshments with car-seat safety demo; LLL meeting; entertainment.

Aug
11
Tue
RHBC South
Aug 11 all-day
Aug
13
Thu
Lactation Educator Counselor @ Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm

An amazing opportunity to take Gini Baker’s CLE course locally in Los Angeles!

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