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The Breastfeeding Coalition of Greater Sacramento is a non-profit association of regional representatives, businesses, mothers, lactation consultants and other health care professionals. We welcome anyone interested in improving infant, family and community health by making breastfeeding the societal norm as we promote, support and protect breastfeeding in all areas of life.

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The Impact of Depression, Abuse and Sexual Trauma on the Lives of Childbearing Women

The Breastfeeding Coalition of Greater Sacramento presents

 Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA

and

Jeanette Panchula, RN, PHN, IBCLC

Friday, October 10, 2014  from 8:00am-4:00pm at Piatti Restaurant

571 Pavilions Lane, Sacramento 95825

Register online at: https://sacbreastfeedingconference.eventbrite.com

 

Topics to be discussed:

Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality, Breastfeeding, and Sleep Practices

The Impact of Sexual Assault on Childbearing Women

Breastfeeding and Survivors of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Helping Trauma Survivors Breastfeed

 

About the Speakers:  

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett Ph.D., IBCLC, FAPA is a health psychologist and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. An extremely accomplished author, she has written more than 320 journal articles, book chapters and other publications, and is author or editor of 22 books in the fields of trauma, women’s health, depression, and breastfeeding. Kathleen has academic appointments at both the Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine and the Crimes against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire. She is internationally recognized for her ongoing research projects and expertise. For more information you may visit her website: www.kathleenkendall-tackett.com

Jeanette Panchula RN, PHN, IBCLC is a bilingual Public Health Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Peer Counselor Trainer, and has worked internationally helping mothers with their lactation support needs. When training she works closely with the California WIC Association, the California Department of Public Health, Solano County WIC, and A More Excellent Way Peer Counselor Program. Jeanette has received recognition for her outstanding work over the years, given numerous presentations, and has also contributed to a handful of prominent publications regarding lactation and breastfeeding, cultural sensitivity, improving communication, etc.

Units available for BSNs, RDs, LCSWs and IBLCEs

Applied for – application currently pending

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