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  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data has been released!!

    Read more here!


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

  • Advocacy

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    Read the 2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Report Here

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  • Fundraiser Event

    Join us for An Evening of Giving benefiting BreastfeedLA at The Reef in Long Beach, November 29th, 2016.

  • Job Corner

    Looking for a job in the lactation field or looking to hire a lactation professional?  Check out BreastfeedLA's Job Corner.

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Upcoming Events

Holiday Party with BreastfeedLA! @ Holiday Party
Dec 9 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
RHBC South @ TBD
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Strategic Planning Meeting

Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy: Applications for Breastfeeding
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle hands-on modality that can help mothers and babies who are having breastfeeding problems. This one-day seminar will provide an explanation of what CranioSacral Therapy is, how it works, and why it can be useful to breastfeeding families.

10:00 Registration
10:30 What is CranioSacral Therapy?
12:00 The CranioSacral Rhythm:
Theory and Practice
1:15 Lunch
2:15 CranioSacral Therapy Touch: Energy Transmission & Tissue Release
3:45 CranioSacral Therapy Applications for Breastfeeding
5:00 Adjourn

INSTRUCTOR: Ellen Steinberg, RN, LCCE, IBCLC, CST, is a lactation consultant and CranioSacral Therapist who has been providing healthcare services to expectant and new families for over 30 years. Ellen is a registered nurse, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. As an Upledger-Certified CranioSacral Therapist, Ellen specializes in working with mothers and babies.

$125 until one week in advance
$150 thereafter

To register, either:
-Send a check to:
Ellen Steinberg
4431 Callada Place
Tarzana, CA 91356
-or, Send via PayPal to:

California Breastfeeding Summit @ Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove
Jan 25 – Jan 27 all-day

Save the date for the 7th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit! California Dreamin’: Communities Moving Beyond the Horizon

March of Dimes 2017 Annual Birth Conference: Improving Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes @ Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
Mar 13 – Mar 14 all-day

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The conference will focus on evidence-based practice and the latest in research, bedside and community health care for both mom and baby.

Introducing NEW Public Health Workshop Sessions!

CHES units will now be available.

Continuing Education credits will be available.

Our annual Poster Session will highlight innovative programs in perinatal, neonatal and public health care. Poster Session abstracts will be accepted from early January 2017.

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