Author Archives: Kathy Parry

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North Carolina Lactation Consultant Association Summit

The North Carolina Lactation Consultant Association Summit is an opportunity for North Carolina (NC) lactation consultants and other lactation professionals to come together and learn from one another each summer. Participation was at an all time high for this year’s … Continue reading

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Child Care Designation Applications due April 15th

Is your child care facility supporting breastfeeding and planning to apply for the NC Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designation by April 15, 2017? If so, please feel free to listen to a pre-recorded webinar offered by the Nutrition Services Branch of the … Continue reading

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Women in Science Wednesday Spotlight: Kristin Tully, PhD

Congratulations to CGBI’s Kristin Tully, who was featured in UNC Research’s series “Women in Science Wednesday”. Click here to read an interview with Kristin, and see links to other female researchers at UNC who have also been interviewed.

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Health Equity and Breastfeeding

Dr. Alison Stuebe and colleagues published a 2nd simulation study aimed at uncovering the disease burden attributable to suboptimal breastfeeding rates in the US – this time honing in on the disproportionate burden placed on women of color due to … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference

Save the Date!! The 2017 Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference is scheduled for March 22nd – March 24th in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration should be open in December. Please visit the conference website directly for the latest details. Here’s a taste … Continue reading

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Infant Side-car Bassinet Survey

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute is seeking participants for the Maternity Care Experiences and Infant Side-Car Bassinet survey. We are seeking mothers, partners, other family, health care providers, and researchers who work with mothers and infants. Please take 20-30 minutes to share … Continue reading

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CGBI Attends WABA 25th Anniversary in Malaysia

Kathy Parry attended the Global Breastfeeding Partner’s Forum as an invited panelist speaker. The meeting, Turning Silver into Gold – Sustaining breastfeeding campaigns for a generation, was held October 2nd – 5th, 2016 in Penang, Malaysia. The occasion marked the … Continue reading

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Study Focuses on Maternal Benefits of Breastfeeding

Alison Stuebe co-authors first study to provide a comprehensive picture of the maternal and child health impact of breastfeeding. Click here to read more.

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Sullivan Appointed New Director CGBI

Congratulations to Catherine Sullivan who has been named the new Director of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute. Please click here to read the full press release.

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CDC Issues a New Breastfeeding Report Card

The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion – Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity – released the 2016 Breastfeeding Report Card. New this year is the inclusion of rates from Puerto Rico. The report highlights “Stories from … Continue reading

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