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.
Request for video suggestions
Dr. Madeleine Sigman-Grant is seeking members' suggestions for favorite videos FOR MOMS covering the following:
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
- General BF info
- Kangaroo care/ FIRST HOUR INITIATION
- First week issues (engorgement, cluster feeds, soothing, etc.)
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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