Advocacy

Signatures Needed for New Title IX Regulations 

We have some great news to share! The U.S. Department of Education has proposed new Title IX regulations for schools, colleges, and other educational institutions. Please sign on to the letter drafted by Jessica Lee from The Pregnant Scholar, Love Anderson from Breastfeeding Family Friendly Communities, and many more community advocates from around the country. …

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Writing Breastfeeding Friendly Medical System Policy | October 11, 2022

Join Breastfeed Durham and Dr. Annie Dotson, M.D., Duke Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, on October 11, 2022, at 12pm (noon) to discuss creating chest/breastfeeding friendly healthcare policies.  October 11 at 12 PM Register (Note: This event is scheduled during the regular 2nd Tuesday Breastfeed Durham community meeting, October 11th at noon. All …

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WomenNC Networking Event | October 13, 2022

In the spirit of intersectionality, Breastfeed Durham would like to share information from WomenNC. WomenNC would like to invite you to our networking event to meet our new class of scholars on Thursday, October 13th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Grab a bite to eat, mix and mingle with those committed to gender equality and women’s empowerment through …

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Resources to Support Breastfeeding Employee

We wanted to take a moment to re-post a fantastic article from Family Forward NC. Facts About Breastfeeding at Work and Resources to Support Breastfeeding Employee. Family Forward is a phenomenal resource for employers in North Carolina. Employers can play a big role in supporting breastfeeding employees and ensuring they meet their breastfeeding goals for …

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2022 Breastfeeding Stories

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month Breastfeed Durham joined Stephanie Amekuedi and Amber Crews as they share their stories. Most stories can’t be told all in one go. Rather, they are built bit by bit, piece by piece – gaining meaning and depth through their unfolding. The same can be said for our breastfeeding stories. …

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NC Maternal Mortality Review Committee Report

The NC Maternal Mortality Review Committee Report has been posted. North Carolina has a long-standing history of reviewing pregnancy-associated deaths. The ultimate goal of the North Carolina MMRC is to apply information gathered during pregnancy-related death reviews to devise recommendations and strategies aimed at preventing pregnancy-related deaths in our state. Based on reviews of 2014-2016 …

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