Day 3 of Black Breastfeeding Week; Exciting news as SELCA #BetsonBlack!

At the beginning of the week, SELCA announced plans to celebrate and support Black Breastfeeding Week, and the black breastfeeding community, by addressing each point in this great listicle.   By now, we hope you have read it, so check out the interesting vignettes and powerful interviews found at Chocolate Milk:The Documentary Series. We are so excited about[…]

SELCA Continues to #BetonBlack; Day 2 of Black Breastfeeding Week

As we said yesterday, this week SELCA plans to #betonblack in celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week by focusing on specific ways to celebrate and support the black breastfeeding community (we turned to this great listicle to learn how– check it out, if you didn’t yesterday). So, continuing with #2- #2) Support community-based organizations and organizations of color. Many community-based organizations, and organizations[…]

SELCA Bets on Black: Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25-31

This week SELCA plans to #betonblack in celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week! Join us in celebration and support.  We turned to leaders in the black community, and found a great listicle to learn how. So, let’s start the week with #1- #1) Support emerging leaders of color in building equity-based initiatives. Support their initiatives by volunteering your services[…]

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia Annual Meeting & Conference

Register Today!  October 23-24, 2017 Dublin, GA Each year, HMHB brings together members, providers and advocates to hear from maternal and infant health experts on a number of important issues to improve outcomes for our Georgia families. 2017 marks the first year we will have a two-day event with more panels and offerings than ever![…]

Mini-Conference in May!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 will be a mini-conference in partnership with Southern Crescent Breastfeeding Coalition.  SELCA members can attend the 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. speaker sessions as a part of membership. Christie Coursey, IBCLC will be speaking on breastfeeding and baby wearing, and Alicia Simpson, MS, RD, IBCLC, LD will be speaking on galactogogues[…]

Membership Matters!

We are so excited to have so many new people join SELCA as part of the recent conference . . . as your local chapter of the United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) and local affiliate of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), your membership is extremely important to impact the lactation profession where you[…]

Here GA grows again . . . Another Hospital Achieves Baby Friendly Designation

Congratulations to Georgia’s newest Baby Friendly Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital. WellStar Cobb is the first hospital in the WellStar hospital system in Georgia to obtain Baby Friendly designation, joining the following hospitals in this honor. DeKalb Women’s Medical Center-1st in Georgia to be Baby Friendly Emory Midtown Hospital Doctors Hospital, Augusta Grady Hospital Piedmont Henry[…]