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Infant Feeding Inequities and How Does It Affect All of Us

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

2018-10-29T13:11:15+00:00

Energized Breastfeeding Non-Profit Presents its 10th Annual Liquid Gold Gala

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

2018-10-29T12:37:05+00:00

Making a Point to Breastfeeding Openly

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

2018-10-21T21:00:40+00:00

Recognizing “the Foundation of Life” in Early Education

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

2018-10-21T16:46:49+00:00

Separating Breastfeeding Babies from Moms Could Affect Health for a Whole-of-Society

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.

2018-07-03T13:55:42+00:00