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Recording of Supporting Lactation During Incarceration
Hannah Halliwell, IBCLC, Aditi Fruitwala, JD,
& Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, MPH, RD, CLE


 BreastfeedLA presents a recorded webinar, "Supporting Lactation During Incarceration" featuring Hannah Halliwell, IBCLC, Aditi Fruitwala, JD and Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, MPH, RD, CLE. Together they present best practices for supporting lactation during incarceration. 

Participants will be awarded 1.5 E-CERPs & 1 Contact Hour.


During this presentation, participants will: 

  • Explore why supporting lactation is important to both infants and individuals experiencing separation during incarceration

  • Discuss some key prenatal breast/chestfeeding education points for families experiencing separation during incarceration

  • Discuss what an appropriate breast/chestfeeding care plan looks like during mother/baby separation

  • Identify appropriate materials, education, & equipment, needed to support lactation during incarceration

  • Learn best practices for implementation of a lactation program in the jail

  • Learn best practices for a pump and pick up program in the jail

  • Learn best practices to adhering to AB 2507


 Hannah Halliwell, IBCLC has worked supporting birthing people and children as an advocate and educator for over a decade. In her role as Clinical Director for BreastfeedLA, Hannah seeks to increase the number of safe spaces for women and children of color, particularly during major life transitions such as childbirth and early parenting. As a teacher and mentor, she strives to advance the understanding that breast/chestfeeding is a vital piece of increasing health for whole communities, and therefore a crucial public health intervention, particularly for underserved groups.

 Aditi Fruitwala, JD is attorney for justice with the LGBTQ, Gender, & Reproductive Justice Project at the ACLU of Southern California, dedicated to expanding the rights of and pursuing justice for women, non-binary people, and LGBTQ people through litigation, policy advocacy, and community education. Aditi’s work focuses on protecting access to reproductive healthcare, challenging the family regulation system, fighting for menstrual equity and lactation rights, improving the conditions and treatment in incarceration settings for women and LGBTQ individuals, expanding the rights of pregnant and parenting people, and combatting discrimination against women, non-binary people, and LGBTQ people in public accommodations and employment.

Cancelation Policy

After the webinar a recording will be sent to all registrants to view for up to 3 years, therefore no refunds will be granted. It is the responsibility of the participant to view the recording while it is available. 

Payment Policy

Payment must be made during the time of online registration using a credit or debit card. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements such as a company check to be mailed to BreastfeedLA, you MUST pay the General Registration rate and contact info@breastfeedla.org. No Early Bird registration rates will apply to payments by check. This policy is in effect as of Aug 1, 2017.

Continuing Education Credits

RN: BreastfeedLA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course offers 1 contact hour of continuing education. BreastfeedLA’s provider number is CEP 16435. Licensee must maintain certificate for a period of four years.

IBCLC: BreastfeedLA is an approved Long-Term Provider by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners #CLT113-36. 1.5 E-CERPs will be awarded.

RDs & OTs: Maintain a copy of the agenda and certificate for CPEs for Professional Development Portfolio.