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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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Publications & Presentations – 1st Quarter 2017

Publications Wasser, H., Heinig, M.J., & Tully, K.P. 2017. The importance of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. JAMA Pediatrics. [e-pub ahead of print] 171(3):304-305. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.4823. Wouk, K., Tully, K.P., & Labbok, M. 2017. Systematic review of evidence for Baby-friendly Hospital … Continue reading

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Tigers – North Carolina Premiere Screening

Join us for this one-of-a-kind event in Chapel Hill!  Tickets: $10 Thu, March 23, 2017 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT Varsity Theatre 123 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514 North Carolina premiere screening of Tigers, a film by … Continue reading

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Applications Open for the Mary Rose Tully Training Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 MRT-TI class. Please share widely with those interested in becoming a Lactation Consultant through Pathway 2! http://ow.ly/5kR8308NYH5

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Register for Breastfeeding & Feminism International Conference 2017

Register now for the upcoming Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference March 22-24, 2017 in Chapel Hill, NC. Act fast – it’s going to be great! To register: http://ow.ly/ikyX3097r88

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Staff Updates

CGBI Research Associate Dr. Kristin Tully was featured in the UNC Chapel Hill Endeavors as part of highlighting UNC Women in Science. http://endeavors.unc.edu/kristin-tully/

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Carolina BEBES Update

In February Carolina BEBES participated in the Maureen Joy Charter School’s Health Fair in Durham. This was their second time attending the fair and both times were a success! They facilitated activities to teach school aged children and their families … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Ellen Chetwynd

Dr. Ellen Chetwynd is a post-doctoral researcher at North Carolina State University and a lactation consultant at the Women’s Birth and Wellness Center. This combination of clinical work and research has defined her academic path. Ellen entered the University of … Continue reading

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Colleague Corner: Simran Noor

Simran Noor, Vice President of Policy & Programs at Center for Social Inclusion (CSI), is a key senior level manager providing programmatic leadership through the management and coordination of all program staff, strategy development, program management, organizational networking, alliance building, and relationship … Continue reading

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EMPower Breastfeeding Initiative Update

The EMPower Initiative is actively engaged in assisting 93 hospitals achieve Baby-Friendly designation. The work supports a diverse mix of hospitals in 24 states – including a military hospital, several University hospitals, large urban hospitals, small community hospitals, and hospitals … Continue reading

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