Ban tne Bag Initiative
Ban the Bag Hospital
(Check the Map)
Resources and Problem Solving
Breastfeeding and the Law
New Mexico Statutes
Breastfeeding Calendar and Traveling Display
(Click here to Order)
NMBFTF Project Support Stipends and Scholarships
Links en Espanol
World Breastfeeding Week
Drugs and Lactation
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocols
(hypoglycemia, suplementation, etc.)
Bilirubin Risk Calculation
WHO Child Growth
on an international sample
of breastfed babies.
From the CDC
How hospital practices help and hinder breastfeeding
Task Force Job Openings!
Now accepting applications for the following positions:
2014 Conference Planner
Special Projects Coordinator
Interested individuals please send resume and cover letter to Cindy Chavez at email@example.com by May 24th, 2013.
First Annual New Mexico Maternity Care and Infant Feeding Summit for Hospital Personnel was held on April 19. 2013
Welcome and Agenda
Click here to see who came and who did not.
Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Preparation Course
Prepare for your IBCLC career with a 90 CERP, All-inclusive course!
Important Note! The dates for the 4 day seminar and IBCLC exam have been changed. See link or call Cindy for details, 505-933-9163
New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force in the News
Communities in the News: CNM adds new lactation rooms on 6 of their college campuses - Albuquerque Journal article
Communities in Action:
St. Vincent's in Santa Fe is the newest recipient of the NMBTF Ban the Bag Award!
Gila River Medical Center receives scholarship from New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force to help fund "Excellence in Care with the 10 Steps, A Two Day Baby Friendly Workshop"
Radio: Hear Linda Smith, IBCLC Bedsharing and Safe Infant Sleep
Hear an interview with Katrina Fuller on the new Lactation Station in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Communities in Action: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor spearheads new lactation station in Hobbs! For more information, contact Katrina Fuller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
News: Affordable Care Act Mandates Breastfeeding Support
Take Action: Breastfeeding is Bipartisan: Tweet Your Candidates Send a tweet to your local candidate
Communities in the News: Las Cruces Sun interviews Southern New Mexico Task Force
Research: Preventing disease and saving resources: the potential contribution of increasing breastfeeding rates in the UK, UNICEF UK, October, 2012.
Blog: Support WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors
E-mag: Breastfeeding Today, 2012 Issue 15 - click on the link to read this La Leche League e-mag for free!
pdf version text-only version
TASK FORCE CONTACTS
The New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force
430 Live Oak Lane NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Task Force coordinator: Baby-Friendly™ Coordinator:
Cindy Chavez email@example.com Lissa Knudsen firstname.lastname@example.org
(Address general queries or comments to Cindy) Spring Conference:
Jacie Coryell email@example.com
Positive Images of Breastfeeding Calendar WIC breastfeeding queries:
and Display and Photo Contest: Sharon Giles-Pullen firstname.lastname@example.org
Carrie Weems Carrie.email@example.com
Welcome to the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force!
Our mission is to improve the health of New Mexico families by creating an environment in which breastfeeding is the cultural norm.
Click here to become a member
GUIDELINES and STRATEGIES
Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk
Updated Policy Statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Using a Soft Infant Carrier Safely
Breastmilk Sharing and Donor Milk
Using a Soft Infant Carrier Safely
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