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Breastfeeding is Food Sovereignty

June 29, 2017. In this one-hour webinar, lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.

Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source. 

Air date: June 29, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

Learning Objectives

  • Review how breastfeeding was historically discouraged among communities of color and the barriers that created.
  • List three benefits of breastfeeding as noted in the scientific literature.
  • Review how public health professionals from across many disciplines and departments can support breastfeeding through their work.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; maternal and child health specialists

Slides and Resources

Recording

A recording of this webinar is available through PH LearnLink.

Quick Facts

Topics: Maternal and Child Health

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Camie Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Discussion Questions

  1. How does your community or the communities you work with view breastfeeding?
  2. How does (or could) the work of your department or program better support breastfeeding?

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