Tonight we were able to honor two awardees for their support and advocacy for breastfeeding in our area. Dr. Jason Straub, Pediatrician at Pensacola Pediatrics in Pensacola, is the 2016 recipient of the Physician Leadership Award and Judi Deavenport RNC, BSN, Labor & Delivery Nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL is the recipient of the Frankie Mims Spirit… Continue reading ECABS National Breastfeeding Month Awards Night 2016
The Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support will again celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month this month with a special meeting to honor physicians and breastfeeding supporters who go above and beyond the norm in their support, protection and promotion of breastfeeding. We will be honoring Amy Foland, MD, FAAP, the 2015 recipient… Continue reading ECABS National Breastfeeding Month Awards Night
Miriam Chickering and Ronda Yoder (president of ECABS) recently released a new book entitled The Gentle Art of Mothering: A Christian Guide to Infant Care. As many of you know, this book has been in the works for the past two years. Initially, they began with a need to write an evidenced-based mothering book from… Continue reading ECABS president co-authors book on infant care
We have finally been able to add links for membership and donation options. We are working with PayPal to provide online opportunities to donate and start or renew membership in ECABS. The links are available in the Right sidebar on any page of the website as well as on the Join page, where you can… Continue reading New Links to Membership and Donations
The Vice President of Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support, Patricia Posey-Goodwin, successfully defended her dissertation today! She is now Dr. Patricia Posey-Goodwin, RN, MSN, EdD. She studied the effects of generational differences on nurses' perceptions of mentorship. Congratulations, Patricia!!
ECABS has again hosted a booth at the Pensacola Interstate Fair for nursing moms and their babies. We are in the same area as last year, along the back side of the kiddie area. We are still looking for volunteers to staff the booth. If you are interested, please go to this LINK TO VOLUNTEER.… Continue reading Pensacola Interstate Fair Starts. We are there; come join us.
FLCA members, family, friends, have a great opportunity to support Florida’s first HMBANA Mother’s Milk Bank and support fragile premature infants in the process! The Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida fundraiser will be November 13 from 7p-9p. Tickets may be purchased on line at wwwmilkbankofflorida.org. You may also go online to donate by pay pal. Remember this… Continue reading Film event to raise funds for Mother’s Milk Bank of FLORIDA – Orlando, Tuesday, Nov 13th
ECABS is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month tomorrow Thursday, August 16th at the Sacred Heart MOB Meeting Room (off the main lobby) in Pensacola. The celebration will begin at 6:30p.m. with a welcome to all those present. We will be presenting the second ECABS Awards to highlight individuals in our community who have shown… Continue reading National Breastfeeding Month Celebration: Tomorrow
Sacred Heart Hospital was chosen to receive a grant to participate in the Best Fed Beginnings project, a national initiative to transform maternity care services in states with low breastfeeding rates. The 90 hospitals nationwide who have been picked will receive NICHQ (National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality) support to work toward Baby-Friendly designation. This… Continue reading Sacred Heart Hospital Wins Best Fed Grant!
The Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support will again celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and Month in August with a special meeting to honor physicians and breastfeeding supporters who go above and beyond the norm in their support, protection and promotion of breastfeeding. We would like your help in this endeavor. We have developed a special section… Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week & Month Awards Nominations