Join us for a screening of the Movie by Noemi Weiss, MILK on MARCH 7th at Lorenzen Conference Center.
BCO Board of Directors
From Right to Left: Natasha Smith (Portland), Georgina Mora (Portland), Bobby Ghaheri (Oregon City), Kevin McCray (Portland) , Bethy Annsa (Portland), Catherine Paul (Roseburg), Tom Lien (Gresham), Zeenia Junkeer (Beaverton), Ely Blackwood (Bend), Dawnnesha Lasuncet (Beaverton), Brittany Vuylsteke (Portland).
Guidance for Co-Parenting the Breastfed Baby:
June 3, 2015-
Our latest letter to HMBANA urging advancing health equity in the triaging of human milk Health Equity in HMBANA GuidelinesFV
May 5, 2015
Check out our Press Release about the Human Milk Banking Association of North America meeting in Portland and our call to advance public policy to support pasteurized donor human milk banking,
April 8, 2015-
BCO Press Release on Internet Sale of Human Milk:
The purchasing of human milk over the Internet present a potential risk to the . A recent study released April 6, 2015 in the Journal Pediatrics shows, 11 out of 102 samples of human milk bought over the Internet tested positive for cows milk DNA, suggesting that the milk had cows milk added to it. a broad enough spectrum of stomachto fully digestanything other than human milk. For infants, not being breastfed is associated with an increased incidence of infectious morbidity, including otitis media, gastroenteritis, and pneumonia, as well as elevated risks of childhood obesity, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, leukemia, and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Read More Here
BCO Develops New Strategic Framework to Guide Work from 2015-2018
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care videos:
- How to Support Breastfeeding Mothers & Families: A Simple Guide for Child Care Providers
- Seeking Support for Breastfeeding at Work and Child Care