Events

Join us in the many opportunities to expand your knowledge, support, advocate and protect breastfeeding.

Click below to view BreastfeedLA and our partner organizations important seminars, workshops and meetings.

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Aug
4
Thu
RHBC North @ TBD
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
FREE Breastfeeding Support Group in Huntington Beach @ Integrated Birth
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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A supportive, non-judgmental group for moms who are breastfeeding (exclusive or mixed or pumping) or want to learn about breastfeeding. Each group will be hosted by a highly qualified lactation professional. Babies are of course welcome! Come and meet other moms, network, and receive support.

Aug
9
Tue
Activities for Mom & Baby presented by MOBB @ Kaiser Permanente Educational Outreach Program
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Mothers of Breastfeeding Babies (MOBB) Presents Summer Activities for Mom & Baby

*You do not need to be a Kaiser member to attend

Featuring:

Reading Corner

Breastfeeding Group

Learn about babywearing

Fun activities for you and baby

Raffles

Mingle with other moms

RHBC South @ TBD
Aug 9 @ 5:51 pm – 6:51 pm
Aug
11
Thu
Activities for Mom & Baby presented by MOBB @ Kaiser Permanente Educational Outreach Program
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Mothers of Breastfeeding Babies (MOBB) Presents Summer Activities for Mom & Baby

*You do not need to be a Kaiser member to attend

Featuring:

Reading Corner

Breastfeeding Group

Learn about babywearing

Fun activities for you and baby

Raffles

Mingle with other moms

FREE Breastfeeding Support Group in Huntington Beach @ Integrated Birth
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Click here for more information

A supportive, non-judgmental group for moms who are breastfeeding (exclusive or mixed or pumping) or want to learn about breastfeeding. Each group will be hosted by a highly qualified lactation professional. Babies are of course welcome! Come and meet other moms, network, and receive support.

Aug
13
Sat
World Breastfeeding Week Event: Milky Way Movie Screening @ Antelope Valley Partners for Health
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Aug
17
Wed
RHBC West @ TBD
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Aug
18
Thu
FREE Breastfeeding Support Group in Huntington Beach @ Integrated Birth
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Click here for more information

A supportive, non-judgmental group for moms who are breastfeeding (exclusive or mixed or pumping) or want to learn about breastfeeding. Each group will be hosted by a highly qualified lactation professional. Babies are of course welcome! Come and meet other moms, network, and receive support.

Aug
20
Sat
Microbial to Global: Marsha Walker on Why Breastfeeding Matters
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Microbial to Global: Marsha Walker on Why Breastfeeding Matters

Saturday, August 20, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
California State University Northridge

Download Brochure (coming soon)

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microbial-to-global-marsha-walker-on-why-breastfeeding-matters-registration-25805098745

Faculty:

 

 

Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC is a registered nurse and international board certified lactation consultant. She maintained a large clinical practice at a major HMO in Massachusetts, is a published author and an international speaker. Consulting with hospitals, providing in-service presentations, speaking at conferences and workshops and advocating for breastfeeding at the state and federal levels occupy her professional time. She is currently the chair of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, and sits on the board of directors of Baby Friendly USA, Best for Babes Foundation, and the US Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA). She is a past president of the International Lactation Consultant Association and the Executive Director of the National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy.

 

Topics include

 

-Breastfeeding as a Public Health Strategy

 

-Cracking the Code: Demystifying the International Code of Breastmilk Substitutes

 

-Formula Supplementation and the Mother-Baby Microbiome: A Delicate Balance

 

-Diabetes and Breastfeeding

Program Objectives

Following the didactic presentations, participants will be able to:

-Describe why breastfeeding is a public health issue;
-Discuss why the WHO Code is relevant today;

 

-Discuss the side effects of formula supplementation of the breastfed infant; and

 

-Discuss the effect of diabetes on breastfeeding.
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