Upcoming Events

August 2021

World Breastfeeding Week 

Theme: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

  • World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanize action on themes related to breastfeeding.

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2-6

August 2021

Brooklyn Alliance for Breastfeeding Empowerement, Inc. (BABE)

Breastfeeding Month

  • Join BABE for a virtual event to celebrate Breastfeeding Month!

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5

August 2021

Virtual BIG Latch On

Theme: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

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6-8

August 2021

Indigenous Milk Medicine Week

Theme: Nourishing Our Futures

  • This year's Indigenous Milk Medicine theme is "Nourishing Our Futures," in recognition of the power and respect this medicine has had for Indigenous peoples.

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9-13

August 2021

Revitalizing Culture Through Breastfeeding and Chestfeeding

In Celebration of Indigenous Milk Medicine Week

  • Join speakers Kimberly Moore-Salas, IBCLC, and Amander Singer, CLC from the Navajo Breastfeeding Coalition. Together they will present a powerful discussion on the ancestral teachings around breastfeeding/chestfeeding in the Navajo culture in honor of Native Breastfeeding Week.

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12

August 2021

Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Week

Theme: Reclaiming Our Traditions

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16-20

August 2021

Black Breastfeeding Week

Theme: The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power

Click here to watch the full video and learn more about the #BBW2021 theme!

23-27

August 2021

12th Annual Current Topics in Neonatology Nutrition and Advances in Neonatal Care

  • Discuss the evidence behind the routine probiotics supplementation in preterm neonates for necrotizing enterocolitis prevention and improved growth pattern.
  • Describe the need of periodic screen for acquired pulmonary vein stenosis in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, since medical and surgical treatment options are available.
  • Explain the importance of rigorous evaluation of delayed cord clamping in the delivery room.

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9-10

November 2021

November 2021

Past Events

World Human Milk Donation Day

A day to celebrate human milk donors and professionals working together across the world to promote human milk donation!

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May 2021

NEC Awareness Day

Necrotizing enterocolitis is a disease that affects mostly the intestine of premature infants. 

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17

May 2021

The Heart and Science of Breastfeeding Online Conference

Topics Include

  • Science of the MotherBaby Bond: How Attachment Impacts Epigenetics, Brain Development and Stress
  • Up in Smoke – Using Evidence to Inform Our Practice with Cannabis and Human Milk FeedingCan a Baby Be Allergic to Breastmilk: Sensitivities, Allergies, Galactosemia, and Lactose Intolerance
  • Is Fem Tech our Friend?

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6

May 2021

International Bereaved Mother's Day

The first Sunday of each May is International Bereaved Mother's Day. "

"This special day was created in 2010 to honour and celebrate the mothers who carry some, perhaps all, of their children in their hearts rather than their arms."

 

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May 2021

Black Maternal Health Virtual Conference 

This year’s virtual conference will offer a national space for learning, rich discussions, and mobilization to transform Black maternal health, rights, and justice. We need a place to be in the community together, to vision and dream, and to celebrate each other.

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16-17

April 2021

New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition Annual Conference 2021

Widening the Lens to Improve Lactation Outcomes for All

Save time and money this year! No travel or lodging expense! We are making this a very interactive event, with lots of opportunities for you to network and chat with presenters as well as other attendees.

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March 2021