The Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin is a Nonprofit Coalition of health care professionals, businesses, and community members that works collaboratively through action and education to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

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Upcoming events

    • 03/29/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Noodles & Co. 3600 University Ave. Madison, WI 53705

    Presenters: 
    1. Adria Cannon, IBCLC presenting: 
    Niwayama, R. et. al. "Oxytocin Mediates a Calming Effect on Postpartum Mood in Primiparous Mothers." Breastfeeding Medicine, January 2017.
    Link to article: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bfm.2016.0052?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed&
    2. Kat Schuknecht, Postpartum Doula, presenting:
    Kroll-Desrosiers, Aimee R. et. al. "Association of peripartum synthetic oxytocin administration and depressive and anxiety disorders within the first postpartum year." Depression & Anxiety, February 2017.
    Link to article: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/da.22599/abstract;jsessionid=695B583F2503B90AAAF46E4044C183F8.f04t01
    3. Anne Eglash, MD, presenting: Ashish, KC, MD, PhD. et. al. "Effects of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping vs Early Clamping on Anemia in Infants at Age 8 and 12 Months:  A Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA, March 2017.  Link to article (full text not available without subscription): http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2596270

    Discussion is encouraged after each presentation.  Near the end of our meeting all participants are invited to please share any breastfeeding-related news or community resources with the group.  This is a great opportunity to network and stay up to date.  
    The meeting will be held at Noodles & Company on University Avenue in Madison.  Feel free to order dinner, snacks, or refreshments prior to or during the meeting.
    All are welcome--you do not need to be a member to join us. See below for location and directions.  Light refreshments will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you there!

    • 04/21/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street, Madison, WI
    Breastfeeding families need acceptance and support of workplaces, child care settings, public spaces and health care facilities. The Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin will present this year's Community Breastfeeding Awards to recognize and celebrate members of our community who are key to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding families.

    Nominations can be submitted until March 6th. https://bcscw.wildapricot.org/2017-Awards



The Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin serves the following counties: Dane, Columbia, Dodge.


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