Featured Articles on Breastfeeding

Featured Articles on Breastfeeding

From the Journal of Breastfeeding Medicine: Opening Remarks from Karen S. Pence, Second Lady of the United States Karen S. Pence Legislation to Protect Nursing Mothers, Again: A matter of Public Health and National Security  Tammy Duckworth Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality in Indiana: Changing the Culture and Saving Lives: A Model for Other States Jerome M. Adams The Science of Breastfeeding and Brain Development Mandy Brown Belfort Why...

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Executive Director Update

Executive Director Update

  On behalf of the board of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition, I would like to thank all of our many champions. Without the faithful support of our board, membership, interns, volunteers, and donors, we would not be able to reach the community as we have been able to do this year. I am thrilled to announce that GNOBAC has increased our Breastfeeding Welcome Here pledges by 150 this year, which means that many more...

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Call for GNOBAC Board Members!

Call for GNOBAC Board Members!

GNOBAC needs you! The Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition is in need of dedicated volunteers who are passionate about breastfeeding to fill board vacancies. GNOBAC’s mission is to increase awareness of the benefits of and support for breastfeeding in the lives of mothers, children, and families in Louisiana, and to partner with other organizations in creating a community that values the support and promotion of breastfeeding...

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Meet LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition Board Member

Meet LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition Board Member

LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, University of New Orleans and IntheNOLA.com GNOBAC Board Member, Public Relations Committee Chair   As a native New Orleanian, I am so happy and proud to be a part of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition. I grew up in Gentilly and still reside there to this day with my family. I work just down the street at the University of New Orleans in the Division of International Education’s Intensive...

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Meet Teresa Arrington, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition President

Meet Teresa Arrington, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition President

The Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition has announced its 2017 Board! Take the next couple of weeks and get to know these incredible members who are dedicated to normalizing breastfeeding and supporting New Orleans families.   Teresa Arrington, Clinical Quality Analyst with Ochsner Health System GNOBAC President I’m an Army brat from Ft. Benning, GA. Around my fifth birthday, my family and I moved to New Orleans and...

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A great breastfeeding blog from one of our biggest contributors, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

A great breastfeeding blog from one of our biggest contributors, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

BREASTFEEDING AS THE BEGINNING OF POSSIBILITY  Kimberly Seals Allers  January 15, 2014  Breastfeeding I always thought that the most powerful elements of breast milk were the unparalleled immunological and anti-inflammatory properties that protect against several illnesses and diseases for both mothers and children. This is what we tell women. This is what I have told women. I tell them that breast milk is preventive medicine and that extensive...

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