-You can now support COBA with your Amazon Smile benefits!
-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!
- 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, created by Oklahoma native Cathy Carothers and colleagues. Tell your employer and your friends!
Events for Advocates and Professionals
-Making Breastfeeding Easier: Free classes for hospital staff held at the Samis Education Center in Oklahoma City.
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Breastfeeding Resource Center.
2016 dates are January 26, April 29, July 13, and October 20.
Contact Becky Mannel to arrange a class at your location.
-February 11, 2016 Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequities in Breastfeeding Conference in Oklahoma City
-February 12, 2016 Becoming Baby-Friendly in Oklahoma Summit in Oklahoma City
-February 29 through March 3, 2016 Certified Lactation Counselor training is coming to Tulsa, sponsored by the Peggy V. Helmerich Women's Health Center at Hillcrest.
-April 30, 2016 COBA General Meeting from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City.
-July 25-29, 2016 Lactation Counselor Training Course sponsored by Agape Doula Service.
-July 30, 2016 COBA General Meeting from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Tulsa location being sought -- contact firstname.lastname@example.org with ideas.
-A rolling list of CONFERENCES on maternal health, birth, and breastfeeding is maintained by Lamaze International.
Page last updated 2/11/16 by RMP.