Month: April 2016
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: MAGGIE ALLEN!
This week’s CHAMPion is Maggie Allen, IBCLC, who will be the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) at the new CHAMPS Delta Hills Baby Café opening April 27, 2016! Maggie is a Lactation Consultant for the Washington Department WIC office at the Mississippi Department of HealthRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: A TRIBUTE TO CAPT SUZAN MURPHY (1952-2016)
CAPT Suzan “Sue” Murphy, RD, MPH, IBCLC passed away on March 14, 2016. She was known and beloved by the breastfeeding community across the USA, and was long identified as the ultimate breastfeeding champion and mentor at the Indian Health Service (IHS), where she served for much of her life iRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ANDERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER!
If you live near Meridian, Mississippi, you may have seen these eye-catching billboard images showing a mother and infant doing skin-to-skin with the slogan "Being close is best." They are part of a unique and exciting campaign by CHAMPS hospital Anderson Regional Medical Center to raise public awarRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: THE MOTHER’S MILK BANK OF LOUISIANA AT OCHSNER BAPTIST!
CHAMPS Hospital Ochsner Baptist Medical Center in New Orleans, LA has opened the Mother’s Milk Bank of Louisiana (MMBL) at Ochsner Baptist! Currently, MMBL serves as a depot site, collecting donated human milk to send to the Milk Bank of Austin. Since opening in December 2015, MMBL has shipped oveRead More