IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Acquanda + Women’s History Month + Wombanist Views Radio

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If you missed the Wombanist Views Radio Show today, I’ve embedded it below. How awesome it was to be invited to be a guest during Women’s History Month, to discuss the “efforts in breastfeeding advocacy and the cultural implications and why it is an important health concern.” Whenever I’m involved in any type of public […]

Certified Lactation Educator, and the White Breastfeeding Policy

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Last week, I glanced at a PowerPoint slide and mistook “Write Breastfeeding Policy” for “White Breastfeeding Policy,” while sitting through a lecture on the 10 steps towards a Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative — and we were on step one. But when I think of it believe the second title may seem more fitting since not too long after […]

PEBL Courses at Bastyr University

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The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations — formerly Seattle School of Midwifery, offers PEBL (Professional Education in Breastfeeding and Lactation) courses, which are taught by Certified Lactation Consultants, gives you credit towards that same goal — the first 45 hours, and after the 5-day successful completion of the course a Certified Lactation Educator certificate.I had […]