Images provided courtesy of Alaska WIC.

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(The option to renew your ABC membership is at the bottom of the Eventbrite page.)

24th Annual Alaska Breastfeeding Conference
Registration Now Open!

The 24th Annual Alaska Breastfeeding Conference will be held on April 21 & 22, 2016. Registration includes one year membership to the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition.

“Red Flags for Breastfeeding Helpers”

Friday, April 22, 2016

All attendees must preregister as space is limited for this free event.
Flyer for Friday Event


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Core Values

  • Empowerment
  • Collaboration
  • Advocacy
  • Health
  • Education
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Vision

Providing leadership through collaboration and education to improve the health and well-being of Alaskans by promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding.

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Thank you Justin Chauncey Photography for doing a fabulous job of capturing a wonderful event!

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October Board Meeting (members invited too)

October 5, 2016, 6:30pm - October 5, 2016, 11:30pm

SouthCentral Foundation Primary Care

Call-in number 907-729-4900 with the code 4884#. On the agenda is the 2017 conference, possible new legislation, and a one-week exam prep course being planned.

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Have you ever been called for jury duty when you were breastfeeding a baby? What did you do? ... See MoreSee Less

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Great support of breastfeeding families Southcentral Primary Care! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you know of a nursing mothers or pumping room in Alaska? Please post a picture and tell us where it is! This one is at Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage ... See MoreSee Less

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Just one week until the first meeting of the 2016-17 year! Any member is welcome to join this meeting, either in person or by phone (info on link)
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Board Meeting

September 7, 2016, 6:30pm - September 7, 2016, 11:30pm

Southcentral Foundation Health Education

First meeting of the Board for the new ABC year. Everyone is welcome! Can't attend in person? You may call in at phone number is 907-729-4900 with access code 4884#

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Just wanted to let you know a little about one of the speakers for the 2017 Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition Conference: Lindsey Hurd, MS, RD, LDN, IBCLC, CD(DONA). I hope you are excited to hear her speak a I am! Her topics will be announced soon!

Lindsey Hurd Reeves is a Registered Dietitian, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Certified Birth Doula, and owner of Angel Food Lactation & Nutrition, LLC. She began her career in exercise science and nutrition, providing perinatal and pediatric nutrition counseling while expanding her knowledge in lactation support and establishing her private practice. Currently, her business offers nutrition and lactation counseling from preconception through preschool via web-chat, home, and office visits in Wilmington, NC. She holds a certificate of training in food allergy management and is specialized in counseling moms with food intolerant/food allergic children via breast milk and solid food intake. . Lindsey specializes in topics related to food allergies & sensitivities, the role of maternal diet in pregnancy/lactation, complimentary feeding, obesity prevention, and more.
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Congratulations to Deanna Trammell for receiving the Tribal/Native Scholarship Award! So fun to see you at the United States Breastfeeding Committee Conference! Congratulations on all your achievements! ... See MoreSee Less

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Where is your most Alaska place to breastfeed? Happy National Breastfeeding Month! ... See MoreSee Less

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Did you know... That in 2015 Alaska had 91 IBCLCs? Wow and way to go in supporting breastfeeding families! ... See MoreSee Less

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Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition updated their profile picture. ... See MoreSee Less

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