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The best investment you will ever make are your employees. Support SB 937 today!

​ Peter Drucker, the management consultant who contributed to the practical foundations of the model business corporation, once said, “The best investment you will ever make are your employees.” So true. Loyal employees are the most important asset of any company. Good employees turn bad ideas into good ones. Good employees follow the process. Great

Resolution to Declare August Breastfeeding Month!

California WIC Association and the California Breastfeeding Coalition have jointly introduced ACR 234(Rubio) to declare August 2018 as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in California! This resolution is important for three reasons. First, it will coincide with National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August to recognize the unique benefits that breastfeeding provides. In spite of the backlash sparked by the once breast-is-best dogma,

The Happiest Place On Earth

What is the happiest place on Earth?   According to a 2017 United Nations agency report, it’s Norway. According to a 2015 film, it’s the new house you just bought. And according to my 5-year-old, it’s Disneyland. After all, it’s the theme park’s official tagline!   He pleaded to go to “the happiest place on

A California Bill will improve requirements for workplace accommodations in CA!

Current California breastfeeding law requires employers to provide a reasonable amount of break time to employees desiring to express milk for their infant child. Current California breastfeeding law also requires employers to employers to make reasonable efforts to provide the employees with the use of a room or other location, other than a toilet stall, in

Cannabis and Breastfeeding Study

My name is Amanda de Leon and I work for the Center for Better Beginnings, the birth defects prevention division in the School of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. We are looking for study participants and donations for our confidential cannabis (marijuana) in breastfeeding research through the Mommy’s Milk Human Milk Research Biorepository,

Breastfeeding is Public Health Priority

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)’s Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk policy statement opens up with “Breastfeeding and human milk are the normative standards for infant feeding and nutrition. Given the documented short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopment advantages of breastfeeding, infant nutrition should be considered a public health issue and not only

Support for Breastfeeding in Early Education

Have you ever heard about “breastfeeding-friendly childcare?” According to Center of Disease Control (CDC), support for breastfeeding in early care and education is an important strategy. Early care and education can be pre-kindergarten (pre-K), childcare center, in-home care…various types of childcare arrangements. These programs play an important role in supporting breastfeeding mothers and their infants

Breastfeeding Controversies: SDCBC Mini Seminar Highlights

In spite of the backlash against breastfeeding, science continues to prove that breastmilk is the best nutrition for babies. Dr. Susan Crowe (MD, FACOG) discussed the making of breastfeeding controversies at a recent San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition half-day seminar. How the billion pound formula industry hijacked breastfeeding We’re all familiar of the Nestle’s infant

Why I pump for other’s kids

Breastfeeding moms’ days are long, years are short. Before I knew it, my baby was turning five months old and started to show interests in his big brother’s food. Our pediatrician recommended us to introduce solid food to him, which we did. Before this he’s been exclusively breastfed and with the sucking simulation, my milk