National Breastfeeding Month Resources 2020

World Breastfeeding Week (8/1-8/7) World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action Action folder Social Media Activities Native Breastfeeding Week (8/9-8/15) Events Inter Tribal Council of Arizona Resource Guide: An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding for American Indian and Alaska Native Families Breastfeeding for Working Women: Breastfeeding in the American Indian Worksite United States Breastfeeding Committee Infant and Young…

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Hope and Healing Family Center

My name is Suzette Jules-Jack and I am the Founder and Chief Executive Director of Hope and Healing Family Center, Inc (HHFC). HHFC is a non-profit organization established in September of 2014. After I received my doula training in 2014 it was birthed in me a strong desire to provide a respectful and quality service…

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Breastfeeding and Birthing Art: An Interview with Painter Lauren Turner

New York Milk Bank: Your paintings are so colorful and upbeat. They depict women at a  moment of extreme strength and vulnerability. What is your motivation?  Lauren Turner: My motivation came from being a mother and  birth worker. The connection between body and baby is special and  important. Lactation inspires. Creating art from lactation inspires …

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Frozen Breast Milk During a Power Outage

Usually, our meteorologists give us a warning when a storm approaches. It is better to be prepared than to be caught off guard. A little preparation goes a long way towards keeping breast milk safe. Today storms are more intense and frequent with power outages longer. Be prepared by having a probe thermometer, insulating material,…

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