Alliance News

ECABS National Breastfeeding Month Awards Night 2016

Tonight we were able to honor two awardees for their support and advocacy for breastfeeding in our area. Dr. Jason Straub, Pediatrician at Pensacola Pediatrics in Pensacola, is the 2016 recipient of the Physician Leadership Award and Judi Deavenport RNC, BSN, Labor & Delivery Nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL is the recipient of the Frankie Mims Spirit …

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ECABS National Breastfeeding Month Awards Night

The Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support will again celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month this month with a special meeting to honor physicians and breastfeeding supporters who go above and beyond the norm in their support, protection and promotion of breastfeeding. We will be honoring Amy Foland, MD, FAAP, the 2015 recipient …

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ECABS president co-authors book on infant care

Miriam Chickering and Ronda Yoder (president of ECABS) recently released a new book entitled The Gentle Art of Mothering: A Christian Guide to Infant Care. As many of you know, this book has been in the works for the past two years. Initially, they began with a need to write an evidenced-based mothering book from …

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Film event to raise funds for Mother’s Milk Bank of FLORIDA – Orlando, Tuesday, Nov 13th

FLCA members, family, friends, have a great opportunity to support Florida’s first HMBANA Mother’s Milk Bank and support fragile premature infants in the process! The Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida fundraiser will be November 13 from 7p-9p. Tickets may be purchased on line at wwwmilkbankofflorida.org. You may also go online to donate by pay pal. Remember this …

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National Breastfeeding Month Celebration: Tomorrow

ECABS is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month tomorrow Thursday, August 16th at the Sacred Heart MOB Meeting Room (off the main lobby) in Pensacola. The celebration will begin at 6:30p.m. with a welcome to all those present. We will be presenting the second ECABS Awards to highlight individuals in our community who have shown …

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Sacred Heart Hospital Wins Best Fed Grant!

Sacred Heart Hospital was chosen to receive a grant to participate in the Best Fed Beginnings project, a national initiative to transform maternity care services in states with low breastfeeding rates. The 90 hospitals nationwide who have been picked will receive NICHQ (National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality) support to work toward Baby-Friendly designation. This …

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World Breastfeeding Week & Month Awards Nominations

The Emerald Coast Alliance for Breastfeeding Support will again celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and Month in August with a special meeting to honor physicians and breastfeeding supporters who go above and beyond the norm in their support, protection and promotion of breastfeeding. We would like your help in this endeavor. We have developed a special section …

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