On Friday, May 12, 2017 The Milk Mob’s “The Art and Science of Breastfeeding Conference.” at the Goodman Community Center in Madison, WI was filled with attendees eager to increase their knowledge and skills in supporting breastfeeding mothers and children 2017. The program began with a presentation by Patricia Smith, OTRL, IBCLC,CIMI, RYT200, an Occupational […]
The Public Health Department in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley is building community-wide breastfeeding support by bringing moms, hospitals, local organizations, and private clinics to the table. They sponsored two Milk Mob trainings to help increase breastfeeding knowledge and support of breastfeeding moms in the area. By developing an evidence-based body of knowledge, community supporters provide consistent […]
Gundersen Health System sponsored a Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding Champion (OBC) training at their medical center in La Crosse, WI in 2015, adding evidence-based breastfeeding information and support resources to their already-existing inpatient and outpatient lactation services.
One example of a Breastfeeding Friendly Medical System is a healthcare institution dedicated to promoting, supporting and sustaining breastfeeding within the population that it cares for. The Aurora WIC program in Milwaukee, WI is uniquely housed within the Aurora Sinai Medical Center, facilitating daily communication and collaboration between the families who birth their babies at […]
In response to the need for breastfeeding support services, the Dean Medical System in Madison, WI sponsored Milk Mob Outpatient Breastfeeding ChampionSM (OBC) trainings for the Registered Nurses (RNs) working at their Pediatric Division. As a result of the trainings, Dean Pediatric Clinics created the new role of Nurse Educator…
After sponsoring an Outpatient Breastfeeding Training, Primary Care Associates of Appleton, WI now has 9 Breastfeeding ChampionsSM on their staff. The training has resulted in the permanent addition of lactation support to their medical practice, which has been very well received by both the PCAA staff and the surrounding community.