In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer reviews how communities of color are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.
In the June session of Hot Topics in Practice, the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute and the University of Washington Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health welcome lactation consultant Camie Goldhammer to discuss how communities of color, especially Native American communities, are reclaiming breastfeeding as an indigenous food source.
In this one-hour webinar, Goldhammer will use storytelling to explain how breastfeeding was historically discouraged among indigenous communities, the barriers that created, and what leaders are doing to address historical trauma and bring it back. She will also review how public health professionals from across many disciplines and departments can support breastfeeding through their work today.
Register now to learn how communities of color are connecting issues of children’s health, food justice, and sovereignty.
Date: June 29, 2017, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)
Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; maternal and child health specialists
Camie Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
About Hot Topics in Practice
Hot Topics in Practice is a monthly webinar forum to discuss issues affecting public health practice.