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Support Licensure for Lactation Consultants in Minnesota

Mothers who wish to breastfeed their babies may encounter difficulties that cannot be overcome without timely, competent and accessible care. Licensure will ensure that lactation care providers have the necessary training and experience to provide quality care. In addition, licensure is necessary in order for lactation consultation services to be reimbursable under Medicaid. Reimbursement will enable hospitals, clinics and community organizations to afford to offer LC services, increasing access for women across the state and in underserved populations. The Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition is supporting licensure as a vital part of its efforts to ensure evidence-based best practices in maternity care for mothers and infants across Minnesota.

Let us know you support licensure for lactation consultants in Minnesota.

Thank you for your support!

February 4, 2015 at 9:18 am

Webinar – Breastfeeding Recognition Programs for Minnesota Workplaces and Health Departments

The Webinar – Breastfeeding Recognition Programs for Minnesota Workplaces and Health Departments that was scheduled for January 27, 2015 has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 12, 2015

Breastfeeding Recognition Program Webinar rescheduled for March 12, 1 – 2 pm. Please let others know that the date has been changed. For more information, please contact: susan.bishop@state.mn.us
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Webinar – Breastfeeding Recognition Programs for Minnesota Workplaces and Health Departments
January 28, 2015
9:30 – 10:30 am

Learn how workplaces and health departments can receive recognition for their work to create breastfeeding friendly environments through the Minnesota Department of Health’s new Breastfeeding Friendly Recognition Programs.
Presenters: Susan Bishop, Workplace Wellness Planner, MDH and Bonnie Brueshoff, Dakota County Public Health, Director
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To join the training session
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1. Go to https://health-state-mn-ustraining.webex.com/health-state-mn-ustraining/k2/j.php?MTID=t6cf3b83ad3be1d95933e7651a65dc037
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: P@ssw0rd
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
https://health-state-mn-ustraining.webex.com/health-state-mn-ustraining/k2/j.php?MTID=t2f9294abc0ac2b245776b57730e19f26

January 12, 2015 at 12:37 pm

SAVE THE DATE for the 3rd annual Minnesota Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit

SAVE THE DATE for the 3rd annual Minnesota Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit. Agenda and registration information coming soon!
PHLSummit SAVE THE DATE final-page-001

January 7, 2015 at 8:57 am

Give to the Max 2014

Support the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition on Give to the Max day!  Visit the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition page and set up your donation now!

November 12, 2014 at 1:07 pm

News Article — MSP is one of few ‘breastfeeding friendly’ U.S. airports, study finds

” As this study suggests, the MSP airport is one of the most welcoming airports in the country for nursing mothers. For several years, it has had a comfortable, well equipped “nursing mothers room” near Gate C13 in the Lindbergh terminal.

“It is meant for mothers who wish to breastfeed their children in private,” said MSP spokesperson Melissa Scovronski in an email to MinnPost. “Mothers certainly use it for pumping, but it does not have a sink.”

This week, however, MSP is opening two new, specially designed lactation rooms in the Lindbergh terminal, near gates F1 and C13.

“These rooms were designed specifically for women who need to pump breast milk,” said Scovronski. “They will be open to both employees and travelers.”

“The rooms will feature comfortable seating, adjustable lighting, a mirror and sink, artwork, and a generous counter space,” she added. “The rooms will lock from the outside and be cleaned after every use.” ”

http://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2014/10/msp-one-few-breastfeeding-friendly-us-airports-study-finds

October 29, 2014 at 7:16 pm

Objectives now available for the 7th Annual Statewide Meeting and Preconference Workshop

Annual Meeting Objectives

Preconference Workshop Objectives

September 19, 2014 at 9:56 am

Agendas and registration now available for the 7th Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference Workshop!

2014

7th Annual Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition Statewide Meeting and Pre-Meeting Workshop

Agendas and registration now available for the 7th Annual Meeting and Pre-Conference Workshop! Click on the agendas to view meeting topics. Cost is $45 + 1.89 fee for Annual Meeting, $25 + $1.49 fee for Pre-Conference Workshop or $65 + $2.29 fee for both.

The Annual Meeting will be held at Keller Golf Course, Maplewood, MN on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, with a pre-meeting workshop “MotherBaby 10: Implementing the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding” on Monday, September 29, 2014.

Annual Meeting and Pre-Meeting Workshop Registration
 

Annual Meeting Agenda

Preconference Workshop Agenda

September 8, 2014 at 9:49 pm

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