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Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition Position Postings

Part-time Grant Writer

The Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC) is pleased to announce that it is seeking a part-time grant writer contractor for 2019.  Please see the attached job description for additional information and the process for applying.  Applications are due Feb. 20, 2019.

 

Part-time Project Director

The Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC) is seeking a part-time Project Director hired on contract to assist with a grant awarded from the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives to implement interventions supportive of breastfeeding in maternity centers.  Please see the attached position description for more details and application process.  Applications are no longer being accepted at this time.

Join us in June for two live webinars!

The Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition and Minnesota Department of Health SHIP are bringing you two webinars on June 13, 2018:

  • Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Update: What Minnesota Hospitals and Providers Need to Know
  • Human Donor Milk and the Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies: What Health Care Providers Need to Know about Human Donor Milk and the Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies

You can choose to attend one ($30) or both ($50). Register here: https://mbcwebinars2018.eventbrite.com 

Questions? Email mnbfcevents@gmail.com with “Webinars” in the subject line.

Download the flyer to share.

Save the date: MBC 10th Annual Statewide Meeting and Workshop

Please join us at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota, on Thursday, November 2 and Friday, November 3 for the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition 10th Annual Statewide Meeting and Workshop.  Feel free to share this event with others (pdf of flyer).

Workshop
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Integrating Community Health and Primary Care to Promote and Support Breastfeeding: Connect, build partnerships, and create common goals in your region

Evening Dessert Social/Networking
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10th Annual Statewide Meeting
Friday, November 3, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Enhancing Health Equity and Access to Breastfeeding: Clinical strategies and resources to support Minnesota families

Continuing education credits will be available for lactation providers, nurses, and dietitians.

Book online for room reservations or call 1 (800) 233-2934.  Group rates apply Wednesday through Saturday.  

More details to come soon. Updates can be found here on the MBC website.  Send questions to mnbfcevents@gmail.com.

Handouts available for upcoming Duluth workshop

Physician breakfast and breastfeeding workshopRegistration is now closed for the Breastfeeding Management & Counseling for the Health Care Team Workshop. Please click below to download and/or print presentation handouts. We look forward to seeing you on May 25, 2017, in Duluth, Minnesota!