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Join Us: Supporting New Families in Crisis

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Presentations and Publications

Publications Chetwynd EM, Stuebe AM, Rosenberg L, Troester M, Rowley D, Palmer JR. Cumulative lactation and onset of hypertension in African American women. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 May 23. Parry KC, Sullivan C, Stuebe AM. Health professional associations and industry … Continue reading

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BFIC Committee Member Application

Have you attended The Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference? Are you interested in seeing it improve? If so, apply to be a member of one of our committees/action groups for the 2018 conference. We are currently recruiting for the following: … Continue reading

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Tigers Screening at Varsity Theatre, Chapel Hill

In conjunction with the March Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference, the ground-breaking film Tigers was screened at a local theatre. Many attended to view the film and participate in a discussion panel with the filmmaker and whistleblower, Syed Aamir Raza. … Continue reading

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Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative Class of 2017

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Class of the Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative who have recently graduated this May. We wish you all good luck on your IBCLC exams!

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Nathan Nickel Awarded Sydney S. Chipman Award

Congratulations to Nathan Nickel for being honored this April at the MCH Family Reunion with the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Sydney S. Chipman Award for having shown outstanding promise to the field of maternal and child health. Nathan … Continue reading

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Carolina BEBES Update

BEBES hosted “Hello Mama Hello Baby!” health fair in April for prenatal and postpartum families in the local area. Community partners set up tables to share their resources with new mothers, and a participant goodie-bag contained samples of mama-friendly goods … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Amy Sanchez

Amy Sanchez, MD, IBCLC is a Chapel Hill native and graduate of UNC School of Medicine (2006). She completed Family Medicine residency at the Austin Medical Educational Program (now known as UT Southwestern Austin) in 2009. Currently, Amy is completing … Continue reading

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Colleague Corner- Lisa Akers

Lisa Akers, PhD, RDN, IBCLC, RLC, FAND, has been working in the field of public health and human lactation for over 16 years where she spent nearly 15 of those years with the Virginia WIC Program.  As the State Breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Hospital Infant Bassinet Project Update

Hospital Infant Bassinet project PI Dr. Kristin Tully returned from her maternity leave with her baby Bethany after they personally experienced the stand-alone bassinet on the postnatal unit. They attended the North Carolina State University College of Industrial Design studio course … Continue reading

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