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. The event was organized and moderated by Judy Canahuati. Judy recently retired from a long ...
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 North Carolina Division of Public Health. This webinar will introduce participants to the Ten Steps to ...
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.
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 lower breastfeeding rates. Click here for more about the new study.
For more about the first simulation study ...
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 of some of the confirmed keynote and plenary speakers:
Brandi Gates – Breastfeeding Coordinator, Breast Friends Mommy Group, West ...
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 your thoughts and distribute this research opportunity with your networks. The survey is open to all, ...
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 25th anniversary of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), established in 1991 on the ...
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.
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.
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 the Field”, including our very own Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care initiative. Please take a moment to ...