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![…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Express Your SuperPower 5K 2016 Was Super, Indeed!

Many joined us this year in repeating the success of last year’s 5K Run/Walk in the lovely, new Etowah River Park in Canton, GA. The Second Annual Express Your SuperPower 5K Run/Walk was a huge success! We celebrated World Breastfeeding Month on Saturday, October 1, 2016 with a well attended race, co-sponsored by the Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition[…]

Governor Proclaims August Breastfeeding Month in Georgia

Moms, children, lactation advocates and policy makers from across the state were all on hand at the Capitol, Tuesday August 4, 2016 at 10 am, as Governor Nathan Deal signed the proclamation of August as Breastfeeding Month in Georgia.  Thanks to Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition board member, Chrysta Andrews, for once again this year making the arrangements for[…]

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia Announces IBCLC Licensure in Georgia

  Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia Announces IBCLC Licensure in Georgia SELCA is proud and grateful to have partnered with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) in this licensure initiative.  Click here to read the HMHBGA press release.