Whoo hoo! We’re so excited to share with you all that we’re guest blogging today at Moms Rising – along with Amber McCann – on how to help ensure mothers have fair and accurate information on social media about infant feeding. We are thrilled that the Moms Rising audience will learn about how the world’s…

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  I just got back from the Breastfeeding and Feminism Symposium, sponsored by the University of North Carolina, Greensboro’s Center for Women’s Health and Wellness and University of North Carolina’s Global Breastfeeding Institute. While I was there, I had the opportunity to present – along with Amber McCann – on how advocates can use social media…

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Many lactation consultants in private practice describe the LCinPP conference as their favorite of the year, and with good reason. (Beyond the cupcakes!) The conference was an amazing source of rock-solid evidence-based information, tips for optimal practice, and business-building savvy. Twitter Roundup For those of you who weren’t there, or were there and would love…

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Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, October 16th, at 2 pm ET (NOTE time change for this month!) We all know women are best served by collaborations – doulas, midwives, obstetricians, breastfeeding peer supporters and professionals all working together in a continuum of care. The reality is much…

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BirthGeniuses, did you see the new options for your Twitter profile rolled out ths week? You can now further personalize your page with a header image (think Facebook Pages banner) and there’s more flexibility with the background images.   Why? Probably due to the increased use of tablets and other mobile devices. Twitter also rolled…

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If, like me, you weren’t at ILCA (sniff) the Twitter stream was a great way to keep up with highlights of the conversation. Tweets only stay on Twitter for about 4 days, so we captured each day of the stream using TweetDoc, a great tool for archiving events and chats.  (TweetDoc can be a little…

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