Month: May 2017
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: CHICKASAW NATION MEDICAL CENTER!
Congratulations to Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada, Oklahoma, on achieving Baby-Friendly designation! Congratulations to Lisa Eddings, BS, RN and Kathy Gilchrist, BS, RNC-OB, IBCLC, who have hung in there through thick and thin and are models in patience and persistence. CHAMPS has been proudRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SHANNON GROSCH!
Shannon Grosch, RN, BSN, IBCLC, is a Lactation Consultant and the CHAMPS Team Lead at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans, Louisiana. Shannon has been doing an outstanding job leading her team through the Baby-Friendly journey and devising an organized system for more prenatal education. She also recentlRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: BLACKFEET NATION’S COMMUNITY BREASTFEEDING TEAM!
This week’s CHAMPion of the Week is Blackfeet Nation’s Community Breastfeeding Team, for its inspiring steps towards making Blackfeet Nation a breastfeeding-friendly community! CHEER’s American Indian/Alaska Native CHAMPS program (AI/AN CHAMPS) works with tribes and hospitals across the US toRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: NURTURE PROJECT INTERNATIONAL!
This week, we are excited to cheer on a new nonprofit doing amazing work, Nurture Project International (NPI)! NPI, founded in March 2016, supports some of the most vulnerable women and babies, those fleeing warRead More