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

Fact sheet provided by ABC in recognition of World Breastfeeding Month, August 2016
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Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition promotes 6 ways to help mother reach breastfeeding goals
08/04/2016
Why do more than 1/3 of Alaskan mothers stop breastfeeding before their babies reach 4 weeks of age?

Mothers report that their babies are not satisfied with their breastmilk and that they have:

• TROUBLE HELPING THEIR BABY LATCH

• LOW MILK SUPPLY

• TOO MUCH PAIN OR NOT ENOUGH TIME

• SORE, CRACKED OR BLEEDING NIPPLES

Reported by Women Delivering Live Births Who Ever Breastfed/Data source: Alaska PRAMS, 2012-2013, Division of Public Health
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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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Happy World Breastfeeding Week! :-) ... See MoreSee Less

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