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The California Breastfeeding Coalition is a coalition of county breastfeeding coalitions and state partners who promote, support and protect breastfeeding.

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Are you seeing changes in maternity care practices compromising initiation and early establishment of breastfeeding… https://t.co/7WRk86uPay
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6/1
2020
#COVID19 transmission fears are eclipsing the importance of #breastfeeding. Yet babies exclusively breastfed are 14… https://t.co/NpJWbMvzhz
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5/31
2020
🧵 on our new #OA pub When #Separation is not the Answer: #Breastfeeding Mothers and Infants affected by #COVID19 in… https://t.co/g7AG2zfyJk
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionAn unidentified number of San Leandro, California police officers “stomped” a pregnant Black woman’s stomach, which… https://t.co/mxuBoVCJgF
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionBreast milk drive being held in Bakersfield, for local babies in need https://t.co/qFczjaKO3b #DonorMilk #HumanMilk #IBCLC
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5/29
2020
The Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Constellation has published a public statement that emphasizes the importance of b… https://t.co/vulIyRHOXs
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5/27
2020
Thank you to our advocates from @rocunited, @AARPadvocates, @JewishCJustice, and @CALIFORNIABF for joining us in me… https://t.co/VdJg5JoCSn
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5/23
2020
Next week: release of the 2020 Status Report on the National Implementation of the Code of Marketing of Breast-milk… https://t.co/En6EsEJyCt
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionMay 20th is National Breastfeeding Day in China. And if there’s anything I learned through the years, that’s breast… https://t.co/d5H1Y3GVLz
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5/22
2020
The development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is ending soon! Use our action tool to contact the Dietary… https://t.co/vRkwhq1GLn
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionPress Release Alert: Read ABM President Alison Stuebe's newly released article: Protect Pregnant and Lactating Wome… https://t.co/RVdHe1OYFt
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5/20
2020
Happy World Day of Human Milk Donation! #EveryDropMakesaDifference #MilkDonationDay https://t.co/BYFubA7kPW
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionThough we are keeping our distance for the health of our Tribal Communities, we are looking forward to Native Breas… https://t.co/nz4P3gfVe2
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5/19
2020
Breastfeeding is empowering, enlightening, challenging, and life changing. How would you describe your experience?… https://t.co/h9iTascmbz
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionKudos to our very own Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, whose work is recognized by the Women's Foundation of California. https://t.co/gLbwcdIKG6In honor of #NECday, we're resharing this video that we debuted at the NEC Symposium in 2019 thanks to support from… https://t.co/ND25pifivz
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5/18
2020
BONUS webinar available now! In light of COVID-19 and in alignment with our core values of equity, evidence, releva… https://t.co/bfmR5GnSZF
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5/17
2020
How are lactation support providers adapting to social distancing requirements? Help us build a public record of th… https://t.co/ujQTTnz5zU
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionAccess ABM's new Clinical Protocol #33: Lactation Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning,… https://t.co/QE7trIvgEC
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionBreakfast and breastfeeding! Join us tomorrow at 10 am to chat about your breastfeeding questions! Join us at:… https://t.co/XcAS0omqEL
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5/16
2020
#Breastfeeding hubs are a great idea to support lactation in the workplace. #breastfeedingchat https://t.co/erklfzGtKyA3: Most who birth plan to breastfeed, but a lack of systemic support can prevent them from reaching their goals. T… https://t.co/kcAzh4NmTX
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA4: A family not achieving #breastfeeding goals is 💔 Everyone misses out & you can't replace what's lost.… https://t.co/zvd8J8l4kPA3: Increasing Maternity leave to 6 months with pay is a potent way of promoting exclusive breastfeeding amongst mo… https://t.co/QcaPkSYkxJ
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA3: Advocate for policies that make it possible for families to achieve their lactation goals. Learn about the Coll… https://t.co/JtsvIuj6Cw
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA3: #breastfeedingchat breastfeeding is NOT a one-woman job. Our photo story on workplace lactation in the Philippi… https://t.co/9mLnTy8Kfr
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA3: #PaidLeave & practical help. Don't offer to hold/feed baby; run errands, wash dishes & deliver meals. Create th… https://t.co/PyX1KIPvO3#breastfeedingchat A2: Our #CostofNotBreastfeeding Tool presents an interactive way to see exactly how many lives… https://t.co/TeKv5Yrxo1
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA3: Research shows that access to #paidleave helps provide women with time to establish and continue #breastfeedinghttps://t.co/nGEWaCobyf
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionColostrum administered to neonates during EBF helps to the child to expel meconium (the first dark stools which con… https://t.co/3EfoRLu7zs
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA2: One need look no further than the research of @DrPaulaMeier to see the undeniable evidence of how exclusivity b… https://t.co/YnAhT7nyrQ @1000Days Along with all of the immunological benefits of #breastfeeding, it also helps support mothers to bond wit… https://t.co/sPFPD97Eq3
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA1: Breastfeeding also improves mother-to-baby bond which enhances emotional security of the mother… https://t.co/kgE8XDTann
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA2: Breastmilk can save infant lives – it has all the nutrients a baby needs for the first 6 months of life to prom… https://t.co/x9qDWP3FSS
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition @1000Days A2: #breastfeeding is also the ultimate form of #responsivefeeding for #nurturingcare to promote early ch… https://t.co/UaZbzPwGVL
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA1: Breastfeeding has amazing benefits to both moms and babies. Research shows mothers who breastfeed recover quick… https://t.co/jWRfbo0XzV
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA1: Oxytocin produced during breastfeeding aids the contraction of the uterus after delivery and reduces postpartum… https://t.co/rofwDoLPFC
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionA1: #Breastfeeding benefits whole family. #Foodsecurity = Economic Security. Where there is lactation, there is foo… https://t.co/B3XVQapHFY @1000Days https://t.co/WPxalHzmGBBefore we start, who is joining us for today’s #breastfeedingchat? Don’t forget to include #breastfeedingchat in all your responses.
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionWe’re excited to participate in @1000day ’s #breastfeedingchat on the benefits of and why we must protect, promote… https://t.co/nYiqRqE8egWe're up early with coffee in hand, ready for #breastfeedingchat w/ @1000Days ☕☕☕ https://t.co/saNFgHMtp6
5/14
2020
The Covid-19 Birth Workers Relief Fund is offering one-time small grants to support the work of Black, Indigenous a… https://t.co/qsegx6FUwn
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionJoin us this Thursday, May 14 at 9am EST for a Twitter chat on Protecting, Promoting & Supporting #Breastfeeding in… https://t.co/Q4ekrAmq5N
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionRead about our COVID Mothers Study and our study team! https://t.co/vtQESUm6p1
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5/13
2020
Information is powerful. Your stories matter. Share them with USBC. https://t.co/ZuF9LZ7f2d
5/12
2020
@CALIFORNIABF @Twitter Science can't be as effective without getting it out into the world in accurate ways.… https://t.co/L4jS5hI2Ic
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition @WildChildEdu We do. Great work!"Folks being scared, even rightfully scared, is NOT a legitimate rationale to disregard the overwhelming global pub… https://t.co/qMJnAjOQWIHealth care policies and practices are important determinants of breastfeeding outcomes. Learn more with this rep… https://t.co/UilOBQvEfT
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionThe Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute has released COVID-19 Milk Expression, Storage and Handling Infographic… https://t.co/tFPKF67tWC
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionWe can support mothers not just today—but every day—by making childcare affordable, passing equal pay protections,… https://t.co/LuMWDKR4fw
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition“One of the worst legacies of our health care establishment’s history of inhumane treatment of African Americans is… https://t.co/lzYEgcQvp8
5/11
2020
We also have a guide for The Ten Steps in emergencies @CGBI L.I.F.E. Support as well as for Child Care, adapted to COVID-19
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionWe also have a kit for sheltering situations in our LIFE Support Kit for #IYCFE and Disasters @CGBI https://t.co/B8AkaBeiRP
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition"Shelter staff may believe that if a mother breastfeeds, the facility will lose $ to buy food because the allotted… https://t.co/UKRs1ubzhSIn #California, there is hope… @RRHDr @DiversitySci @CHCFNews have partnered to eliminate inequities in perinatal h… https://t.co/nn2D2AY3c7Wogene, Amber, Nyla & Andrea aren’t only moms to die during this pandemic. Not all pregnant/postpartum ppl w/… https://t.co/Hug0crKQzlAndrea Circle Bear died 4/28 after being diagnosed with #COVID19 & giving birth to via C-section while on a ventila… https://t.co/hW7rfr3MRCAmber Isaac died 5/1 unrelated to #COVID19, after an emergency C-section. Isaac’s platelet count had been declining… https://t.co/O3LrtwsPNiNyla Moore, 22, of Chicago, died May 1 after 22 days on a ventilator. In Chicago, 72% of #coronavirus deaths have b… https://t.co/t0fYEMEMrE“One of the worst legacies of our health care establishment’s history of inhumane treatment of African Americans is… https://t.co/z5CUtCz31aOn 3/19, Wogene Debele was told she wasn't sick enough for a #COVID19 test. Debele lost her sense of smell & her fe… https://t.co/VxHzkti5VtWogene Debele, 8 months pregnant, had been sick for over a month before finally being admitted to the hospital and… https://t.co/1ITiNKTVk4Today is not a #HappyMothersDay for every family. #COVID19 has killed a disproportionate number of women of color h… https://t.co/IO7n6oXs6FSubscribe to our newsletter here: https://t.co/9EyEvfy3LT https://t.co/FDlKBBlHfd @BfWendy @RUHBath Congratulations!The lactating human body holds the key to saving the earth’s population from #COVID19. This is why we HAVE TO break… https://t.co/T7ExEoBknH
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5/10
2020
“Multiple human viruses were more abundant in stool samples from babies who were exclusively fed on formula milk co… https://t.co/aWB0mknj7t
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionDon't forget to join us for breastfeeding support on Monday at 11 am after celebrating your special day on Sunday!… https://t.co/0AXk6ssUhv
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionThere are silver linings to this pandemic. But we need a "Silver Linings Playbook" for #birth & #breastfeeding so… https://t.co/B6dQUdZ9rR
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5/9
2020
Many formula company reps are trying to use the pandemic to promote formula. Just awful. https://t.co/VNDeqw2dcf
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5/8
2020
Nurses wear several essential hats - and we are grateful for every one. Join us in celebrating nurses everywhere fo… https://t.co/xmyHirSoh62019 included two BIG wins for breastfeeding: securing $9 million in funding for the CDC's Hospitals Promoting Brea… https://t.co/CxCQZ72Ynv
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionOur own ⁦@WHO⁩ Dr Lawrence on breastfeeding in times of #COVID19 warns for spillover effects detrimental to breastf… https://t.co/iMtAfiL7AC
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionLearn about state-by-state workplace breastfeeding protections with our state guides: https://t.co/KZDMh0fmJG
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5/6
2020
Today is the International Day of the #Midwife! #Midwives are essential to the provision of quality of care, in a… https://t.co/cVlENHOMvE
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5/5
2020
3/3 Influencers in a Time of COVID Contagion: @WHO @babyfriendly @NoticiasONU @iHealthVisiting @Bf_USAhttps://t.co/XLmX42vR6G
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition2/3 We identified influencers and brokers: public entities revealed and tagged in 3/3; private individuals included… https://t.co/Z218glchcB
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition1/3 Published today in @mcnjournal, @MOMI_CORE tracks #COVID19 and #breastfeeding info diffusion on @Twitter the mo… https://t.co/ydzTag8xCJ
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionAccess to doulas, midwives, Medicaid & telehealth could support mamas during the #COVID19 response and beyond! Lead… https://t.co/q4kyj8wLRN
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5/4
2020
@CALIFORNIABF Absolutely. There is no doubt that predatory companies are speaking out to vulnerable new parents abo… https://t.co/yUe0zqGShx
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionHave you seen evidence of these predatory practices? We have. Pandemic or not, now is not the time to abandon polic… https://t.co/qqyGoluhh4The development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is ending soon! Use our action tool to contact the Dietary… https://t.co/34x5BM9v5d
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5/3
2020
@MOMI_CORE @mcnjournal @Twitter @WHO @UCSanDiego @UCSDHealth @UCSDMedSchool Check out @CGBI https://t.co/59CWbs4k0H
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionWe appreciate both the thoughtful examination of #COVID19 information shared on @Twitter regarding #breastfeeding a… https://t.co/Uev6XAVKteThe research of HCP's Dr. Cadwell and Dr. Brimdyr on #skintoskin continues to make an impact. Acta Paediatrica iden… https://t.co/CK1zH9JWHN
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5/2
2020
Are families able to access lactation support and infant feeding supplies? Please take a few moments right now to s… https://t.co/cAY9lAk2tN
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5/1
2020
Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 is just around the corner! Grab your party hat and join us Friday at 7pm EST for our… https://t.co/YBxV1CKZ7g
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionStop giving misinformation about #breastfeeding based on what you think. It’s dangerous! You’re literally compromis… https://t.co/2gR87lsyae
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionBEST DEAL IN LACTATION LAND! June 2020 = Five days of live/recorded-accessible lactation support wisdom from the De… https://t.co/0HTjcTZ8De
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionAs communities around the nation respond to COVID-19, the infant feeding landscape has rapidly shifted. Our new sto… https://t.co/LfAttIDpID
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionFrom the @WHO and @UNICEF's Global Breastfeeding Collective: Close contact and early, exclusive #breastfeeding help… https://t.co/nAQac4o2ar
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalitionhttps://t.co/uinxiGhVC8 #DonorMilk
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4/30
2020
Updated @WHO guidance for #breastfeeding and COVID-19. The new FAQs document includes a decision tree: https://t.co/KbVqoncj3d
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionThe development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is ending soon! Use our action tool to contact the Dietary… https://t.co/GncBZ68vCr
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding CoalitionSave the date! @mistygoodlab, @amyhair, Sarah Taylor and I bring to you a mini, remote session of #PAS2020 content… https://t.co/ehEoYkCcY5
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition“We know that this early bonding, with skin-to-skin and early establishment of breastfeeding bodes well for the res… https://t.co/3f0tDPDysW
Retweeted by California Breastfeeding Coalition @CALIFORNIABF @DrPaulaMeier We appreciate you helping us elevate the conversation around NEC, @CALIFORNIABF! Of cou… https://t.co/wG8Sxa1VLW
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4/28
2020
This is a real issue - we assume that everyone knows how risky formula use is & how strict hygiene requirements are… https://t.co/xFvLJaDcmA
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4/27
2020

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