Advocacy & Action
HC One Position Statement on Model Policy: Payer Coverage of Breastfeeding Support and Counseling Services, Pumps, & Supplies
As you may know, the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) and the National Breastfeeding Center (NBfC) on Thursday, July 18th, jointly released a set of policy recommendations for insurers, addressing the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s requirement to cover “breastfeeding support, supplies, and counseling.” HealthConnect One joins with other national organizations that agree with reimbursement for lactation
Photos, Breastfeeding and Peer Counselors
“It’s awesome!” – Diana “I get to help other mothers.” – Charmaine “The mothers would see me and realize it wasn’t as hard as they thought.” – Tikvah “I like helping moms reach their goals.” – Sonja “I know what it feels like to have no one to help with breastfeeding; to learn how misinformed I was.
Don’t allow access to breastfeeding support to be limited! Please act today!
The Affordable Care Act requires lactation support to be reimbursed as a women’s preventive health service. HealthConnect One joins with other national organizations who agree with reimbursement for lactation services, but oppose the creation of a Medicaid reimbursement code that would limit reimbursement to International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs). We support the call by Healthy
In honor of Mother’s Day, HealthConnect One invited “Learning Moms” to share quotes, stories, one-liners, and/or photos about advice they received as a mom. It takes a village to raise a child. Yes. It takes a village to raise a mom, too – all kinds of villages: Story of a South Carolina Mom An inspiring story of
As we swiftly approach Mother’s Day, HealthConnect One invites all “Learning Moms” to share quotes, stories, one-liners, and/or photos about advice you’ve received as a mom. We’ll be posting your responses all day tomorrow – here on the blog, and on Facebook and Twitter, too. Share a lot. Share a little. We want it all!
- May 7, 2013
Wordless Wednesday: Doulas and Allies On the Hill
#LearningMoms Blog Carnival
Have you received any truly awesome advice, as a mom? Did your mom receive awesome advice? Bring it on! For Mother’s Day this year, HealthConnect One invites your quotes, your stories, your one-liners, and your photos for our May 8th Blog Carnival, #LearningMoms. Share a lot. Share a little. We want it all! For example:
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Statement on President Obama’s Renewed Commitment to Early Childhood Education in Annual State of the Union Address
The following excerpt has been re-posted with permission – Feb 13, 2013 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Statement on President Obama’s Renewed Commitment to Early Childhood Education in Annual State of the Union Address BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) commends President Obama on his expressed commitment to early childhood education during his annual State
Pediatric Residents on Lactation Rotation
Thank you to the staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for sharing part of their journey with us for the Hospital Breastfeeding Toolkit: – Jennifer Albert, MSN, RNC-OB, APN/CNP, WHNP-BC, IBCLC, RLC – Jody Heinrichs-Breen, BSN, RNC-OB, RNC-MNN, IBCLC – Frank Belmonte, D.O., MPH, Director, Pediatric Residency Program Vice Chair, Pediatrics While we have a
Reducing the Breastfeeding Disparities Among African American Women: A Commentary from ROSE, Inc.
Re-posted by permission; Original post appeared on Lactation Matters, the official blog of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) – September 25, 2012 Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere, Inc. (ROSE) seeks to enhance, encourage, support, and promote breastfeeding throughout the USA, by working to reduce the breastfeeding disparities among African American women. We also seek to strengthen the