New Mom Describes Welcome Baby Benefits as “Truly Amazing”

Jocelyn joins her Parent Coach Barbara Ortega and Welcome Baby Program Manager Maria Magaña to discuss her experience in the Welcome Baby program at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center.

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Webinar: WIC Breast Pump Loan Program in Los Angeles County

This webinar covers the California State WIC policy on issuing breast pumps, details on the Public Health Foundation Enterprises Women, Infants, and Children Program (PHFE-WIC) pump program, how the seven WIC agencies in LA County administer their breast pump programs, and information on paced bottle feeding — what it is and step-by-step instructions.

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Webinar: Marijuana, Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding

Pregnant (or contemplating pregnancy) or breastfeeding? Stay away from marijuana in all its forms. That’s the word from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics. But the word on the street may be a different story. Studies show a sharp increase in marijuana use by pregnant women. Here are resources and information to help women understand why it’s important to avoid marijuana during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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