Breastfeed LA is dedicated to improving the health and well being of infants and families through education, outreach, and advocacy to promote and support breastfeeding.

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Breastfeed LA Resource Directory

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  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data has been released!!

    Read more here!

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

  • Advocacy

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    Read the 2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Report Here

Breastfeeding School Report and Laws for School Districts

The ACLU of Southern California (ACLU SoCal), BreastfeedLA (The Breastfeeding Task Force of Greater Los Angeles) and the California Women’s Law Center released a report... Read more

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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

Sep
10
Thu
Grow Our Own Lactation Consultant Course @ Pasadena, CA
Sep 10 2015 @ 8:00 am – May 31 2016 @ 5:00 pm

The Grow Our Own Lactation Consultant course is a 105 hour didactic lactation course which follows the IBLCE Exam Blueprint. This LEARRC accreditation course fulfills the 90 hour Lactation Specific Education to sit for the IBCLC Exam and also provides 90 BRN/RD CEUS.

Feb
9
Tue
RHBC South @ TBD
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
11
Thu
RHBC North @ TBD
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
12
Fri
Hot Topics, Cool Answers Obesity, Maternal Microbiome, and Cultural Competency @ Citrus Valley Medical Center
Feb 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Feb
18
Thu
Train the Trainer @ South Los Angeles Health Projects - WIC
Feb 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Feb
24
Wed
RHBC East @ TBD
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
15
Tue
Save the Date – Seminar! @ TBD
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration Coming Soon!

Mar
16
Wed
RHBC West @ TBD
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
17
Thu
16th Annual Birth Conference @ Hilton Orange County
Mar 17 – Mar 18 all-day
Conference highlights include advances and trends in obstetric and neonatal health care with an emphasis on team-building and the use of evidence to encourage best practice in the delivery of quality care. Topics will include reducing cesarean birth rates, addressing maternal mental health, newborn screening and neonatal palliative care.
Apr
1
Fri
BFLA Board Meeting (closed meeting)
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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