Black Breastfeeding Week 2023

The 2021 theme for Black Breastfeeding Week 2023: We Outside! Celebrating Connection & Our Communities! #WeOutSide Read why Black Breastfeeding Week is important.

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Breastfeeding Techniques with Hoda Shawky

Join us live on Friday, August 25th at 5 PM Pacific for Breastfeeding Techniques. Hoda Shawky, MSN, CPNP, PMHS, IBCLC, HER Advisory Council, and Kimber MacGibbon, RN, HER Executive Director, will discuss breastfeeding techniques, support options, and more.

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Breastfeeding After HG with Susan Fuchs

​Join our Instagram Live with Susan Fuchs, MS, IBCLC, “Reclaiming Your Power Through Breastfeeding” on Sunday, August 13th, 2023, at 5pm Pacific. Hear Susan share her HG journey and expertise on breastfeeding in a conversation with Kimber MacGibbon, RN. Learn more about: How breastmilk adapts to baby’s needs. How breastfeeding impacts our health. How breastfeeding affects…

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World Breastfeeding Week 2023

Each year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action promotes World Breast Feeding Week from August 1-7. The 2023 theme is Enabling breastfeeding: making a difference for working parents. While there are benefits for breastfeeding, not all HG survivors are able to breastfeed. Learn more about breastfeeding across the globe from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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World Breastfeeding Week 2020

At the HER Foundation, we’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7. The week is a worldwide event intended to inform, educate, and engage individuals and promote the benefits of breastfeeding, benefits for the baby, mother, and planet. All women/parents have the right to be supported by society to breastfeed optimally. Support can come from families, communities, health systems and workplaces.

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