-COBA Baby Café now has FOUR locations in Oklahoma City! Drop in at our new Shepherd Mall location on alternate Mondays between 12 noon and 2 p.m. for peer and professional breastfeeding support with COBA hospitality! 2015 dates at Shepherd Mall will be October 5 and 28, November 16 and 30, and December 14 and 28.
- Congratulations to Comanche County Memorial Hospital and W. W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah on receiving the prestigious Baby-Friendly designation! These hospitals join INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center and Claremore Indian Hospital in being recognized by Baby-Friendly USA as Oklahoma's hospitals reliably following the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
-The HHS Office on Women's Health offers a multimedia resource for employers, Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions, put together by Oklahoma native Cathy Carothers and colleagues. Tell your employer and your friends!
-Making Breastfeeding Easier classes for hospital staff are
free of charge from the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center.
Contact Becky Mannel to arrange a class at your location.
-Certified Lactation Counselor training is coming to Tulsa February 29 through March 3, 2016, sponsored by the Peggy V. Helmerich Women's Health Center at Hillcrest.
Save the Date:
-2016 Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequities in Breastfeeding Conference
Thursday, February 11 in Oklahoma City
-2016 Becoming Baby-Friendly in Oklahoma Summit
Friday, February 12 in Oklahoma City
-OSDH WIC Lactation Cram Course February 17-19, 2016
Location to be determined
-OSDH WIC Breastfeeding Educator Course (with Glenda Dickerson)
April 20-22, 2016 in Oklahoma City
August 24-26, 2016 in Tulsa
-OSDH WIC Breastfeeding Symposium
Friday, June 3, 2016
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond
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