Announcing 2020 World Breastfeeding Week Grant Recipients!
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Meetings are FREE for members and anyone who wants to attend without receiving CERPS
$20 per meeting for CERPS for non-members. Most meetings are 2 CERPS.
2nd FALL VIRTUAL MEETING
Lactation in the Black Community, Then and Now.
Pre-recorded part 1 of this 2 part training available to watch now, ahead of LIVE part 2 training to be held on 12/2/20.
Wednesday, 12/2/20 (ZOOM link to follow) at 7pm-8pm
live presentation will cover the implications of that history, access to care, misconceptions, and how to support lactation in the black community.
Maria Silver Pyanov, CCE, CPD is a childbirth educator, certified postpartum doula and curriculum developer for the International Doula Institute. She is a former IBCLC intern at the former NorthEastern hospital, and postpartum doula trainer. She began working with prenatal and postpartum families in 2007 and has since supported families as a breastfeeding counselor, postpartum doula, community doula, and young parents educator. Maria supports families at all stages of parenthood but has a focus on prenatal services to help parents start off with support and education.
Camille Barnes is a postpartum doula and a student lacation counselor. She has a background in postpartum services, and newborn and early childhood development. She’s a current student of the International Doula Institute to complete her certified breastfeeding counselor program and birth doula certification. She has been supporting new families for several years. Camille is the diversity and inclusion director at the Maternal Wellness Center.
CERPS have been submitted and are pending approval.
(Free for members, $20 for non-members)
PRO-LC IBCLC Exam Equity Grant Application
Congratulations to our two recipients !
Tisha Thompson-Bradley, BSN, RN
Tonae Simon, BSN, RN