ZIPMILK Georgia Update – December 2017

There are now 417 listing for the state of Georgia!  If you do not currently have a listing please visit and click on “submit a listing” and fill in the blanks. This should only take 5 minutes to complete. Be sure to answer the “verification” email sent  after your form submission. For any questions[…]

Welcome WellStar Cobb! Georgia’s 6th Baby Friendly Hospital !

Announcing Georgia’s sixth Baby Friendly Hospital!  Cobb WellStar in Austell has recently completed the requirements to receive a Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation. “The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program  launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers[…]

ExpressYourSuperPower 5/10 K Sponsorship Opportunities

Hello all, The Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition is beginning the sponsorship work for the 2017 World Breastfeeding Month ExpressYourSuperPower 5/10 K and is excited about all the opportunities for hospitals, medical practices, public health departments, other health organizations and family oriented businesses to join us on Saturday, September 30th for a fun, family day of[…]

Annual Signing of the Governor’s Proclamation in Support of Breastfeeding

Will you join us on Tuesday, August 15th, at the Georgia State Capitol (The Gold Dome) for the signing of the 2017 Governor’s Proclamation in Support of Breastfeeding?  We will once again have the honor of meeting Governor Deal and having a photo taken to remember the occasion.  We welcome breastfeeding advocates, children, families and[…]

July 27, 2017 Infant Mortality and Housing Webinar

We wanted to share with you the following opportunity: The National Institute for Children’s Health Equity is hosting a webinar in collaboration with the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs on July 27, 2017 at 2:00-3:30PM, entitled, “The Residual Impact of Historical Structural Inequities: Connecting Residential Segregation and Mortgage Discrimination to Current Infant Mortality and[…]

Welcome New IBCLCs

SELCA wishes to extend their collective congratulations to all the newly certified and re-certified IBCLCs. Georgia families will certainly benefit from increased access to the expert clinical care provided by IBCLCs! With the eagerly anticipated issuance of licenses for our profession on the horizon, it is an exciting time for our state and our profession.[…]

Licensure Update January 2017

Great news for Lactation Consultant Licensure in Georgia! The five member advisory committee and Secretary of State representative Jim Cleghorn have met for the first time. They discussed a timeline for starting to issue licenses, fees that will be collected, and how to disseminate information to both IBCLCs in GA and consumers. Thank you to[…]