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Looking for skilled RN Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) for a fast-paced pediatric practice to work in collaboration with our providers and clinical staff to meet the lactation needs of mothers & infants. Pediatric experience preferred. Must have excellent customer service, lactation & clinical skills, self-motivated & reliable. Ability to float to multiple locations, as needed. Must be Board Certified in Lactation and possess an active NC RN license. Excellent benefits: Health, Dental, PTO & 401K. Fax Resumes to 919-786-6043.
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Pumping and storing breast milk allows you to have a supply of milk for your baby when it is needed. This can be a good option for moms who return to work after having a baby.
Keeping up a supply of breast milk can be a challenge for moms who return to work outside the home. You will need to pump and collect breast milk during the day while at the office.
Proper planning, support, and the correct equipment can help you continue to breastfeed, even after returning to work outside the home.
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Kristin Tully, PhD, of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI), has been recognized with the Improving Human Health Award, presented by the North Carolina Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Tully is a research associate in the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. She also is the project manager of two federally funded research studies on infant sleep development (through the Center for Developmental Science) and a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award on unmet maternal health needs (through the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health and CGBI).
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Dr. Miriam Harriet Labbok (1949-2016)
Miriam Harriet Labbok, M.D., M.P.H., an internationally respected and influential
expert on breastfeeding and maternal and child health, died on August 13, 2016.
Faced with a sudden and demanding health challenge, she continued to inspire
family and friends with her tenacity, fortitude, and sense of humor.
Born in Trenton, NJ, Dr. Labbok graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and
received her M.D. and M.P.H. degrees from Tulane University. In her distinguished
40-year career she promoted the health and developmental benefits of
breastfeeding, particularly in the developing world, improving the lives of countless
mothers and children worldwide. Dr. Labbok recently retired from her posts as
Professor of Maternal and Child Health at the University of North Carolina Gillings
School of Global Public Health and as Director of the School’s Carolina Global
Breastfeeding Institute, of which she was the founder. She previously held positions
at UNICEF, USAID, and at The Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. A
prolific researcher and writer, Dr. Labbok contributed to many textbooks on
maternal and child health and was an author of more than one hundred fifty
Dr. Labbok was a gifted and dedicated teacher and mentor, giving generously of her
skills and knowledge to students and colleagues in the US and abroad. She traveled
the world, spreading her commitment to healthy mothers and happy, thriving
babies. Her home was decorated with paintings and pottery she loved to collect, and
the many creative– and sometimes tasty– souvenirs she loved to buy in the course of
Dr. Labbok was a much-loved cousin, friend, and godmother, known for her incisive
intelligence, her ready laugh, and her ceaseless generosity. She is survived by her
loving sister Dorothy Labbok, also of Pittsboro, and many relatives, friends, and
Her funeral service will be held on Monday, August 15 at 2 PM at Judea Reform
Congregation, 1933 West Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC 27705.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the The Miriam Labbok
Program Research CGBI Acceleration Endowment Fund at the Carolina Global
Breastfeeding Institute. Checks can be written to the Public Health Foundation and
sent to SPH Advancement, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 107 Rosenau
Hall, Campus Box 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599. Please note “In Memory of Miriam
Labbok” on the check’s memo line.
Please share with any mothers who might be interested:
For my research, I must have a focus group of six to eight late preterm mothers who have used supplementation and pumping to help feed their breastfeeding late preterm infants. We will meet and critique a breastfeeding plan that I have designed and changes will be made per their suggestions. I have attached the flyer. There is compensation available for participating.