With the COVID-19 Pandemic and changes healthcare practices, moms may be going home from the hospital in need of more breastfeeding help than usual. Please see our list of IBCLC SERVICES where breastfeeding experts have shifted to meet social distancing guidelines while still meeting the needs of families.
Breastfeeding and employment are compatible, important, and represent a win-win for everybody. Infants experience fewer illnesses, mothers use less sick days to care for their ill infant, and companies benefit from decreased employee turnover, fewer one day absences, and lower health care costs.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2012 requires health plans in the United States to cover “breastfeeding support, supplies and counseling by a trained provider during pregnancy and/or in the postpartum period.” Visit our Parents Resource Center for more information.
The MBC Annual Conference is for lactation professionals, doctors, midwives, doulas, nutritionists, volunteer breastfeeding counselors and others interested in evidence-based breastfeeding information. REGISTRATION CLOSED. STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON OUR 2020 CONFERENCE!