Hello all, The Northwest Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition is beginning the sponsorship work for the 2017 World Breastfeeding Month ExpressYourSuperPower 5/10 K and is excited about all the opportunities for hospitals, medical practices, public health departments, other health organizations and family oriented businesses to join us on Saturday, September 30th for a fun, family day of Read more about Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2017 Express Your Super Power 5K/10K[…]
GBC would like to share this story from the Office of Georgia’s Lieutenant Governor. When a group of nursing mothers who work at the State Capitol approached Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, they shared a common concern. Many of them lacked access to private offices and were resorting to public restrooms to pump their breast milk. Read more about A Great Breastfeeding Support Story…[…]
Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition is proud to present the second annual Express Your Super Power 5K! Plan to join us this year on Saturday, October 1, 2016; we plan to repeat the success of last year’s 5K Run/Walk in the lovely, new Etowah River Park in Canton, GA. How would you like to see your hospital or place Read more about Register Now for Express Your Super Power 5K 2016[…]
Dr Patrick Pulliam, MD, IBCLC Awarded 2016 Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition Physician of the Year Award Every year the GBC honors businesses and physicians in Georgia who support breastfeeding. We have many outstanding physicians that not only promote breastfeeding in their office but also assist mothers after delivery with their breastfeeding concerns. We also have businesses Read more about Congratulations to Dr. Pulliam, Recipient of the GBC Physician Award 2016![…]
Congratulations to all our Baby Friendly Hospitals! Wellstar Cobb Hospital is the newest hospital in Georgia to achieve Baby Friendly Designation- good news for moms and babies. Other Baby Friendly designated hospitals include: DeKalb Women’s Medical Center (1st in Georgia to be Baby Friendly), Emory Midtown Hospital, Doctors Hospital/Augusta, Grady Hospital, and Piedmont Henry Hospital.