Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute

A path forward: adapting Ready, Set, Baby during COVID

During the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were lower breastfeeding rates and lactation education, especially for people for whom in-person education and counseling might be difficult. With modifications, the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute’s (CGBI’s) Ready, Set, Baby (RSB) was able to virtually provide live breastfeeding education during the pandemic via Zoom. Based on... Read more »

Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative receives CAAHEP reaccreditation

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute’s Mary Rose Tully Training Initiative (MRT-TI) Pathway 2 Lactation Training program received reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) on September 16, 2022. The accreditation is approved through 2032. “We are incredibly... Read more »

Building a better bassinet

November 9, 2021
Carolina faculty helped develop an innovative hospital bassinet that enables breastfeeding and chestfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, and mother-infant bonding while improving newborn safety.