Breastfeeding Communities

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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Recharge Our Batteries

Take a moment to release the oxytocin and recharge as a community advocate. After attending the United States Breastfeeding Committee Conference in June, our lesson learned for this month was the importance of revitalization and recharging with joy. As healthcare providers, child care providers, community advocates, and/or parents it’s been a difficult and exhausting time. …

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New National Maternal Mental Health Hotline

The new National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support, resources, and referrals to any pregnant and postpartum birthing parents facing mental health challenges and their loved ones. The service is available via phone and text in English or Spanish. The website also provides promotional materials that providers and community advocates can share. …

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Thank you for supporting the family festival

A very special thank you to everyone who helped support the family festival and health fair. We were to able to connect and serve over 300 community members. A special thank you to our sponsors, workshop presenters, and Aubrey Delaney photography. Please check out some the incredible photos from the event. Please consider becoming a …

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