What Makes a Great Lactation Space?

By California law, all employers must provide a reasonable amount of break time and provide a private space other than a toilet stall, close to the employee’s work area, to accommodate an employee desiring to express breastmilk. In creating their breastfeeding room, The Contra Costa Child Care Council has gone far above and beyond these Continue reading

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is the world’s biggest social mobilization platform for breastfeeding. Put on by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, this year’s WBW theme is Breastfeeding: a Key to Sustainable Development. By linking breastfeeding to sustainable development goals, the breastfeeding movement will be able to connect with a variety of development issues for Continue reading


Meet Our Partners – Dr. Diane Dooley

We want you to get to know the people who make Healthy & Active Before 5 the powerful collaboration that it is. In this series, we’ll be speaking with members of our Executive Committee and other partners who bring unique perspectives on early childhood health to our table. Today we’re speaking with Diane Dooley, MD, Continue reading