This week I had the pleasure to serve as a panelist at BreastfeedLA’s 2018 summit. In a 90-minute panel, my fellow panelists explored how race, ethnicity, geographic location, place of birth and other factors have a direct correlation to breastfeeding.Infant feeding inequities do exist and play a much bigger role in health equity
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 11, 2018) – The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition (SDCBC) will host its 10th annual Liquid Gold Gala on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Southwestern Yacht Club in Point Loma. Benefiting the mothers, infants, and families of San Diego County, the dinner and auction serves as the organization’s primary fundraiser
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Breastfeeding while waiting for boarding in Ontario International Airport. Earlier this month, when traveling to Taiwan for my new book tour, I saw an interesting poster in the breastfeeding room in Taoyuan International Airport. It said “Hold and Breastfeed your baby anytime, anywhere.” To me, the poster basically said “you don’t need a
ZERO SEPARATION on screen and a packed room. Birth, defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is the emergence of a new individual from the body of its parent. It is a magical moment, when a mother and a baby first meet. After nine months of waiting, a new mother gets her first chance to hold
It is World Breastfeeding Week! The slogan of WBWeek 2018 is "Foundation of Life". And just recently, my 7-month-old and I had an exciting opportunity that reflects the #WBW2018 slogan: to participate in the production of a series of Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Training videos. The series of videos is to help train child care facilities on
My husband gives our 2-month-old a bottle of breastmilk when I'm at work. Our 4-year-old also gets a share of mama's milk. Every time a baby goes to breast, the $70 billion baby food industry loses a sale. The U.S. Delegation to the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly (WHA) undermined a global resolution
My 8-month-old was sick with a cold. We would have been to a local Families Belong Together Nurse-In event if he had been healthy. He demanded to be nursed even more frequently in the days when he had the cold. Maybe he needed something that’s easier to digest, maybe he needed to be comfort. I don’t know.
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