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Breastfeed LA Resource Directory

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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!

    Tell us how you will be celebrating breastfeeding!  Learn More

Research

Breastfeeding and Methadone Therapy: The Maternal Experience

BACKGROUND Despite evidence of low transfer of methadone into breast milk and the potential physical and psychological benefits that breastfeeding offers for methadone-exposed mothers and... Read More

  • Research Corner

    Read Marsha Walker's reporting on "Syncopated Sucking", how music therapy interventions help breastfeeding!
  • Advocacy

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    Read the 2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Report Here

#WBW15 “Let’s Make It Work” Tools

World Breastfeeding Week is always August 1-7. August is National Breastfeeding Month. WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action) is the sponsor of the World Breastfeeding... Read more

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  • Action Alert!

    Learn more about BreastfeedLA's Legislative Agenda - here

  • Job Corner

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

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Upcoming Events

Jul
20
Mon
Infant Crying: What You Need to Know @ Kaoser Permanente Panorama City
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
25
Sat
ILCA
Jul 25 all-day
Aug
1
Sat
World Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1 – Aug 7 all-day
Latch and Link Long Beach @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
6
Thu
RHBC North
Aug 6 all-day
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
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!

Aug
14
Fri
Lactation Educator Counselor @ Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Aug 14 @ 8:30 am – Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm

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

Aug
19
Wed
RHBC West
Aug 19 all-day

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