Welcome WellStar Cobb! Georgia’s 6th Baby Friendly Hospital !

Announcing Georgia’s sixth Baby Friendly Hospital!  Cobb WellStar in Austell has recently completed the requirements to receive a Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation. “The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program  launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offers an Read more about Welcome WellStar Cobb! Georgia’s 6th Baby Friendly Hospital ![…]

ZIPMILK Georgia Update – December 2017

There are now 417 listing for the state of Georgia!  If you do not currently have a listing please visit zipmilk.org and click on “submit a listing” and fill in the blanks. This should only take 5 minutes to complete. Be sure to answer the “verification” email sent  after your form submission. For any questions contact Kat Read more about ZIPMILK Georgia Update – December 2017[…]

Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2017 Express Your Super Power 5K/10K

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[…]

Register Now for Express Your Super Power 5K 2016

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[…]

Congratulations to Dr. Pulliam, Recipient of the GBC Physician Award 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![…]

Georgia is becoming even friendlier for babies . . .

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.