Events

2nd Annual Mother’s Day Reception

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In celebration of all you Moms and National Women’s Health Week Nursing From The Heart will be hosting their 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Reception and monthly Breastfeeding Support Group on Monday, May 14th from 5:30-7pm. Light snacks and punch will be provided. We will also complete the Mother’s Day raffle drawing🤰🏻💜🤱

Clothing Drive

CCES Clothing Drive 2018

Now through May 4th we will be collecting clothing & accessories to support the women and families of the Domestic Violence Center serving West Georgia.

All sizes and accessories are welcomed and appreciated!

United States Lactation Consultation Association (USLCA)

Regional Workshop is coming to Carrollton

Wednesday, May 9th

7:30am – 5:00pm

Nursing From The Heart is exciting to be hosting one of eight workshops across the United States this year in partnership with SELCA. Mark your calendars and come join us to hear about some amazing topics on lactation and more.

       National speakers include: Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC, RLC, Maya Bolman, RN, BA, BSN, IBCLC & local Pediatrician Dr. Kenneth Akey

Topics include:

* Breastfeeding for Bifidobacteria: Serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner for the Infant Gut Microbiome

* The Art of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Supporting Lactation

* When Traditional Interventions for Insufficient Milk Just Don’t Work: Hidden Genetics, Nutritional, and Environmental Culprits

* HAND-ling the Pain: The Role of Therapeutic Breast Massage in Lactation

* Breastfeeding Under Fire: The Media Assault on Exclusive Breastfeeding Register

* Prenatal Factors, Nutrition & Lifestyle Choices Affecting Mom & Baby

7 CERPs & 7 Nursing CEs

Early Bird (April 9th) : $90 members $120 non-members

Standard (deadline May 7) : $120 members $150 non-members

To Register go to: http://bit.ly/2kzGwCJ

The BIG Latch On – Saturday, August 4, 2018

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During World Breastfeeding Week, thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies/children across the world gather in their own communities to take part in the Global BIG Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event providing breastfeeding awareness and local support. See The BIG Latch On Tab for more information.

World Breastfeeding WeekAugust 1-7, 2018

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World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, is celebrated in 120 countries and marks the signing of the WHO/UNICEF document Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of breastfeeding, plus global and governmental goals. For more on Innocenti Declaration visit: https://www.unicef.org/programme/breastfeeding/innocenti.html