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Lactation Service Line Launching

New Breastfeeding Medicine and Lactation Service Line Launching at Duke Family Medicine Center Duke Family Medicine Center provides prenatal care (through group classes called Centering Pregnancy and individual care) in addition to serving the whole family as a primary care practice. In August, the clinic launched a new breastfeeding medicine and lactation service line which will include …

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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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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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First Food Equity | A Shared Responsibility

Even though it’s legal to breastfeed in public in all 50 states, there are countless instances of people being asked to leave or cover up – or even having the police called – while nursing. Many of the impacted families are families of color – specifically, undocumented families, immigrant families, and families who have been …

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Drive-Thru Community Baby Shower

SisterSONG, MAAME,Inc. and Equity Before Birth team up to host a community baby shower in Durham! Expectaning and new moms will come to collect a care package of new baby items (diapers, wipes, onesies, bottles etc.) and enjoy their choice of refreshments as our team helps pack the items into cars at Recity.

Transit Equity Campaign

We at Breastfeed Durham know that policy, including public transport policy, plays a key role in shaping our community. Accessing and attending regular care while pregnant, breastfeeding, and throughout childhood is critical to the overall well-being of families – including breastfeeding success. Parents need to get places and run errands – they need to pick …

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