Breastfeeding Exclusive

The Official Newsletter of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI)

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2015 / Download PDF

  • Breastfeeding and Feminism – 10th Anniversary

    The Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference (BFIC), co- hosted by founder Paige Hall Smith, PhD, Professor, UNC-Greensboro and Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, IBCLC, Professor, UNC at Chapel Hill and CGBI director, was held March 19/20, 2015, in Chapel Hill, celebrating its 10th year with growing participation and enthusiasm.

  • PROJECT UPDATE: Donor Human Milk Banking

    The issue of ‘Donor Human Milk Banking in the US’ was explored in depth by Emily Taylor and Miriam Labbok, along with many students and colleagues, with support from the W.K.Kellogg Foundation.

  • EMPower Breastfeeding: Enhancing Maternity Practices Update

    There are many exciting updates to share about the EMPower Breastfeeding initiative. In April, the EMPower team met in Chapel Hill to solidify project plans, share knowledge, and form relationships in preparation for the extensive and important work that lies ahead.

  • Letter from the Director

    Dear Friends and Colleagues: It is the time of the year, yet again, when preparations for World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) are beginning in earnest. WBW has been celebrated for over 20 years, catalyzing continuing attention to the importance of breastfeeding protection, promotion and support.

  • Associates Corner: Jay Sharma

    Jay Sharma, lawyer and consultant, is now the Executive Director of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, or WABA.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Rebecca Costello, MPH, IBCLC

    A proud native of Ithaca, NY, Rebecca studied public health and anthropology at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.

  • Carolina BEBES: Birth and Breastfeeding: Evidence Based Education and Support

    This spring, BEBES collaborated with UNC’s Student Wellness to hold Reproductive Health Trivia Night at Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC.

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2015 / Download PDF

  • New Faces at the Institute

    It is a new year and with it brings new faces at our small institute. We are honored to be working with all of these individuals and hope you’ll enjoy this e-introduction to our growing team.

  • Responsive Feeding in Altavera Paz, Guatemala

    CGBI has co-authored a curriculum module in Responsive Feeding with Food for the Hungry (FH), an NGO working in Guatemala, among many other locations across the globe. The curriculum follows a previously tested methodology for education among rural, indigenous communities called Care Groups.

  • Letter from the Director

    Dear Friends and Colleagues:Can you believe that we are already more than 2 months into 2015?! 2015… This is a year that has been on our radar for decades; it is a very important year for those dedicated to supporting all women and families to succeed in optimal breastfeeding.

  • Associates Corner: Cynthia Klein, PhD

    Cynthia Klein, PhD is a Senior Associate in the Public Health and Epidemiology Practice Area of the U.S. Health Division at Abt Associates, Inc.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Montana Wagner-Gillespie

    Montana Wagner-Gillespie graduated in 2013 from North Carolina State University with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Nutrition Science and Biological Sciences.

  • Carolina BEBES: Birth and Breastfeeding: Evidence Based Education and Support

    BEBES is excited to announce that we are collaborating with UNC’s Campus Health Services to hold a Reproductive Health Trivia Night at Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC.

  • CGBI: News and Noteworthy

    Here is a sampling of our recent recognitions and newsworthy activities.

  • EMPower Breastfeeding Initiative Update

    The EMPower team has been hard at work and is pleased to announce that our recruitment phase for interested hospitals is now open.

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2014 / Download PDF

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2014 / Download PDF

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2014 / Download PDF

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2014 / Download PDF

Volume 5, Issue 4 – In this Issue:

National Platform for Collaboration
Project Update – Changes to the Website
Congratulations, Dr. Labbok!
Letter from the Director
Associate’s Corner – WISE; Emily Taylor
Alumni Spotlight – Zahra Reynolds
New Monograph – Achieving Exclusive Breastfeeding
Carolina BEBES Update
Congratulations MRT-TI Students!
Publications and Presentations

Volume 5, Issue 3 -In this Issue:

Exciting Changes at CGBI
Project Update – BFCC
Congratulations, Dr. Labbok!
Associate’s Corner – TAHN Foundation, Bangladesh
Alumni Spotlight – Hannah Pollet Edens
Reflection – Breastfeeding in Gardens
Carolina BEBES Update
Publications and Presentations

Volume 5, Issue 2 – In this Issue:
CGBI Hosts Two Meetings
8th Annual Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposium
Project Update – MRTTI
Letter from the Director
Associate’s Corner -Genevieve Becker
Carolina BEBES Update
Alumni Spotlight – Rachel Scheckter
Publications and Presentations

Volume 5, Issue 1 – In this Issue:
Breastfeeding Is All Over!
Womens’ Perceptions of Infant Formula Advertising
Ready, Set, BABY Update
Letter from the Director
Associate’s Corner – BFHI in Columbia Part II
BEBES Update
Alumni Spotlight on Nathan Nickel
Publications and Presentations

Volume 4, Issue 4 – In this Issue:
Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative 1
Mini-History of the Ten Steps
and Update Based on CGBI Research 1
Letter from the Director 2
BFHI in Colombia 3
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 4, Issue 3 – In this Issue:
CGBI Welcomes New Colleagues 1
IHI’s Model for Improvement 1
Letter from the Director 2
Breastfeeding Support in Tanzania 3
Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care 3
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 4, Issue 2 – In this Issue:
Carolina Women’s Center Faculty Scholar
Breastfeeding Duration and the Ten Steps
Letter from the Director
HKI Collaborates with CGBI to Conduct Training
NCBC Strategic Planning
BEBES Update

Volume 4, Issue 1 – In this Issue:
CGBI awarded W.K. Kellogg Grant
Interstate “Ten Steps” Meeting
Letter from the Director
Associate’s Corner
Milk and Social Media
UNC Public Service Award
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 3, Issue 4 – In this Issue:
Medicalization of Labor, by Dr. Ana Parilla Rodriguez
Letter from the Director
The Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative Update
The Breastfeeding-Friendly Healthcare Project Update
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 3, Issue 3 – In this Issue:
The Big Pink Bus Rolls Through the Triangle
Letter from the Director
Notes from the ILCA Conference
Associate Update: Dr. Eric Hodges
BFCC Project Update
Carolina BEBE Update

Volume 3, Issue 2 – In This Issue:
CGBI Announces New Website
Letter from the Director
Reframing Birth & Breastfeeding Conference: Successful Synergy
BFHC Project Update
Associate Update: Dr. Laura Sinai
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 3, Issue 1 – In this Issue:
Surgeon General’s Call to Action
Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care
Letter from the Director
Mother’s Milk Microbiome Study
CBPR Project with Greensboro YWCA
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 2, Issue 3 – In this Issue:
Breastfeeding and Feminism
Breastfeeding Support for African-Americans
MRT Training Initiative Success
Letter from the Director
Kristin Klingaman joins CGBI
New Faces at CGBI
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 2, Issue 2 – In this Issue:
World Breastfeeding Week 2010
The Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative
Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Project Update
CGBI Senior Projects Director, Emily Taylor, Secretary to USBC
Letter from the Director: Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 2, Issue 1 – In this Issue:
Letter from the Director: Remembering Mary Rose Tully
Physician’s Training
Baby’s First Hug
Business Case for Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding-Friendly Healthcare Project Update
Carolina BEBES Update

Volume 1, Issue 5, (APHA Special Edition) In this Issue:
MCH Section on Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Committee News
APHA Breastfeeding Forum
Letter from the Director: International Health and BF
Breastfeeding and This Year’s APHA Theme “Water ”
APHA Breastfeeding Sessions
Student Perspective on APHA

Volume 1, Issue 4 – In this Issue:
Carolina BEBES are Back in Town
Improving Breastfeeding Support in Child Care Centers
CGBI Presenting at APHA Annual Conference
New Clinical Support for Breastfeeding Course
Note from the Director
CBI Events and Updates

Volume 1, Issue 3 – In this Issue:
Carolina BEBES Off to a Great Start
CGBI Student Selected as APHA Fellow of the MCH Section
UNC Healthcare Awarded Baby-Friendly Certificate of Intent
CGBI Hosts Breastfeeding-friendly Stakeholder’s Meeting
Note from the Director
World Breastfeeding Week –
Breastfeeding: A Vital Emergency Response
CBI Events and Updates

Volume 1, Issue 2 – In this Issue:
New Student Group, Carolina BEBES, Makes its Debut
Welcoming New Faces at CGBI
4th Annual Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposium
Donor Milk Banking in North America
Note from the Director
CBI Events and Updates

Volume 1, Issue 1 – In this Issue:
Welcome to the Inaugural Issue of Breastfeeding Exclusive
NCBC Presents Fifth Golden Bow Award to UNC Healthcare
CGBI Receives Grants to Implement Breastfeeding-Friendly approaches in North Carolina
Note from the Director – Breastfeeding: Nurturing Our Future
New Student Group Formed to Support Breastfeeding
Quick CBI Updates

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