Breastfeed Durham

Now Open: NC Breastfeeding Coalition Chair

The NC Breastfeeding Coalition (NCBC) Chair position is now open.  Please note the best way for interested candidates to contact NCBC is at NCBCexecassistant@gmail.com. Please share this out through your networks over the next couple of weeks.  The deadline for responses is November 30. What is the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition? NCBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit …

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New Giving Closet Hours for Working Families!

Welcome Baby provides parent support programs, including: Parenting Workshops such as the Incredible Years, Positive Discipline and special topic workshops. Classes are available in English and Spanish. Car Seat Safety Program information sessions about car seat safety and discounted car seats; Familias Leen-a family literacy program for Latino families. Parents with Newborns may take advantage …

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Job Positions in Early Childhood

We wanted to share a few job positions in the Durham early childhood system with you. Please share these opportunities in your networks and with candidates you believe would be appropriate for these positions. Job descriptions include Administrative Coordinator, Clinical Director, Community Health Worker, Dietitian, Epidemiologist, Lactation Consultant, Nurse, Nutritionist, Project Coordinator, Teacher for age 1 to 2-year -olds), Youth Internship, etc.

Release of Durham County’s Early Childhood Action Plan

There are nearly 35,000 children from birth through age 8 in Durham County. We believe each and every child deserves to grow up in a community where they can THRIVE. Check out Durham’s shared goals and strategies to support Durham’s families with young children in Durham’s Early Childhood Action Plan.  We encourage you to… Get …

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Share your pandemic story

Pregnant and breastfeeding families, health care providers, and all public health stakeholders are urged to share stories about how the pandemic and pandemic response is impacting young families through the “How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Infant Feeding?” story tool. Your insights will help guide USBC’s work to create a landscape of breastfeeding support, during this …

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Fatherhood of Durham

Fatherhood of Durham (FOD) was founded in 2011 but re-established in 2018 as a father-centered program to enable men to develop the knowledge, confidence and skills to become responsible fathers and co-parents. Through their many programs and outreach services, Fatherhood of Durham hopes to builds stronger families by supporting fathers to develop more skills do …

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Child Care Designation Opportunities!

Interested in making your child care program more breastfeeding friendly, then check out the last Building Blocks of Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care monthly webinar series, Applying for Breastfeeding Friendly Designation on October 12th (1-2pm). All registrants will receive a confirmation email with login information before the session. All webinars are free of charge.  Each session offers …

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Bilingual Nurse Home Visitor

Please share with your networks. Reports to: Family Connects Durham Director of Clinical Services Program Description: Family Connects Durham (FCD) is a community-wide nurse home visiting program developed in Durham, NC, for parents of newborns, regardless of income or socioeconomic status. The mission is to increase child well-being by bridging the gap between parent needs and …

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Writing Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Policies

Join NC Breastfeeding advocates and experts on Tuesday, October 12th at 1:00 PM for the final learning burst of the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care series.  During this session we will provide assistance to you as you create a draft of a breastfeeding policy for YOUR child care program.  TA’s will also be available from 2:00-3:00 PM to help …

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