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 May 9, 2015
5 K RUN
or
2 Mile Family Walk


IBCLCs in Florida licensed.
This is important to creating better access of
lactation care to mothers and babies.
Growing a First Food Movement -- Coming Together in Support of Breastfeeding
Thank You to the Kellogg Foundation for the First Food Movement
FBC announces their  Hospital Initiative Project
Become a STAR Maternity HOSPITAL!
Recorded WEBINARS to Help Hospital Leadership take Baby Steps to
Baby- Friendly Hospital
                                      
WKKF - Dr. Gail Christopher speaks at the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee’s Conference



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The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
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On January 20, 2011, Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin released The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding in the Jack Morton Auditorium at The George Washington University.  http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/   

The Surgeon General's CTA is aimed at better supporting mothers who choose to breastfeed by education and by removing the barriers that hamper successful breastfeeding in our society.
(at about 16 minutes there is a problem with the sound, but keep listening it only last about 1 minute)

The Florida Breastfeeding Coalition is already working on several of the steps outlined in the Surgeon General's CTA.
Surgeon General
Regina M. Benjamin, M.D.
Joan Meek, MD, MS, RD, IBCLC, FBC President & USBC Past Chair is third from the left of the Surgeon General



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United States Breastfeeding Committee Publications



Florida Breastfeeding Coalition President, Joan Meek, M.D., speaks out for breastfeeding on Orlando Channel 6 News click here to view

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