Implicit bias can be defined as “attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.” What is means is that we act or make decisions/assumptions without conscious thoughts.
We hope you’ll join us next week for our Annual Meeting on 21 October 2019 at 2:00 PM ET. This meeting will be held via webinar and the board will discuss updates from this year.
Are you searching for the right tools to use in your classroom? We have a new resource that is perfect for you! The new ICEA Childbirth Educator Tool Kit combines comprehensive educational materials with portable convenience.
Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for December 2019 and we hope you can join them.
Supporting new families can take place in a variety of ways and occur in a variety of venues. Diversifying how and where we teach and serve will improve our harvest – a well-educated population that results in improved birth practices and outcomes.
There are some research articles surfacing touting the ability of breastmilk to actually destroy cancer cells. Substances found only in breastmilk, alpha-lactalbumin, combined with fatty acids (most commonly oleic acid) have the capability of destroying malignant tumor cells.
In December of 2018 the Food and Drug Administration approved the first “milk analyzer” marketed as a tool to manage the nutritional needs of infants at risk for growth failure. Many breastfeeding advocates are concerned about not only how these tests are used but also the message being sent to breastfeeding mothers.
Our talented IATs have a full schedule planned for November 2019 and we hope you can join them.
ICEA is committed to supporting you as you support others. The work you do is vitally important. As you make a difference in the lives of each family, you make a difference in this world.
Start sending your 2020 certification workshop dates to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can get them on our website and people can start making plans to be there!
The International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) is a professional organization that supports educators and health care professionals who believe in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family-centered maternity and newborn care.