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Upcoming Meetings
Want to learn more about the breastfeeding resources in Southern Nevada and join a group promoting breastfeeding to parents, doctors, nurses, lactation consultants and more? Attend an upcoming Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition meeting, held the third Wednesday of the month at noon. Meetings held at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, located at 8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89123.


The Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition presents

Fall Education Event
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, 9 am to 3 pm
More information and Registration


Program includes:
"Revisiting Breast Hypoplasia"
Ellen Petok, lecturer and clinical supervisor for the Lactation Consultant Training Program in UCLA

"Breastfeeding Ethics"
Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Ph.D., Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Specialist and Professor Emerita, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

"What to Do When the Baby Isn't Breastfeeding"
Ellen Petok


Location: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89123

Register by Oct. 15 to ensure lunch
$35 for SNBC members; $50 for non-members,
$35 for Student Rate, Student ID needed at Check in
Lunch included.

CEUs and CERPs pending.

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Maternal Child Health Star Rating System
Find out about the new Nevada program in the works to help moms and families know the steps that each hospital in Nevada has taken to be breastfeeding friendly. Find out more about your hospital when the new rating system launches in 2014.
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Hospital Breastfeeding Report Now Available
In 2011, the Surgeon General issued a Call to Action2 which lists a hospitalís responsibility to assist women in their goal to successfully breastfeed, as it is in the hospital that women begin to fulfill their decision. The overall objective is to meet the Health People 2020 Breastfeeding Goals. This is the 2012 assessment report for Nevada Hospitals.
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The Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition

Our mission is to inspire, educate and build community support to make breastfeeding the norm for infant feeding in Nevada. For more information, contact us at snvbreastfeeding@gmail.com or visit the about us page.


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