Ready, Set. BABY! Georgia’s Coastal Health District is working to increase education around the benefits of breastfeeding.
From coping with breastfeeding controversies to understanding why babies refuse to "latch," attendees of The Ultimate Breastfeeding Conference recently held in Dalton gained new perspectives on how to help mothers and babies succeed with breastfeeding.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition (GBC) invite Georgians to join Governor Nathan Deal along with breastfeeding advocates, moms and their babies on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 9:30 a.m.
The Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition (GBC) has honored Dalton pediatrician Michael Hale, M.D. with the 2014 Breastfeeding Friendly Physician of the Year Award.
The Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition has recognized Shaw Industries and its facilities in Calhoun, Georgia with the 2014 Georgia Breastfeeding Business Award for Lactation Support.
Breastfeeding is one of the healthiest, most natural things a mother can do for her baby. But moms aren’t born knowing how to do it.
About 140,000 babies are born in Georgia every year. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) aims to make sure they all have a healthy start to life, which has a tremendous impact on the health of the community and the state.
Originally published Aug. 22, 2011