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The Evolution of Breastfeeding Support and Implications for Public Health During National Public Health Week 2019, the American Public Health Association (APHA) hosted a special webinar celebrating the use of technology to advance public health. Pacify’s Director of Public Health Programs, Laura Holland Stokes, joined Dr. Este Geraghty, MD, MPH/CPH, GISP for an exciting discussion about the potential for mobile …

Exciting news from Pacify!

We’re excited to announce that Pacify is growing in our mission to support new and expecting parents throughout their healthcare journeys. By joining women’s health group Advantia, we will deliver integrated physical and virtual care to women and their families. Advantia is transforming healthcare for women and their families, driving better outcomes, lower costs, and an improved experience for our …

Celebrating Technology and Public Health

In celebration of National Public Health Week 2019, the American Public Health Association’s Health Communication Matters series is presenting a special webinar: Laura Stokes is the Director of Public Health Programs at Pacify Health, where she leads the design, implementation, and evaluation of telehealth programs for pregnant and postpartum women. Stokes is passionate about using technology and innovation to improve health equity and …

Supporting Pregnant Women and New Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder

Pacify is proud to partner with the Altarum Institute to develop new tools for supporting pregnant women and new mothers with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) as part of the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Opioid Challenge. The use of opioids during pregnancy has increased dramatically over the last two decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that …

Pacify at APHA Policy Action Institute

Pacify is excited to attend the APHA Policy Action Institute at their conference, Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times, on Wednesday, February 6th, from 7:30am to 5:30pm! Building on the 2019 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference, APHA is organizing this additional day of discussions with a sharp focus on public health policy.  The conference will explore such important issues …

Meet Pacify at the California Breastfeeding Summit

Pacify is proud to support the 2019 California Breastfeeding Summit, which will be held from January 29 to January 31, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. To learn more about our work in California, check out the preliminary results from our pilot with MOMS Orange County. The California Breastfeeding Coalition (CBC) is a grassroots coalition of community breastfeeding coalitions, as well as public …

Pacify on eHealth Radio Network

Our Co-founder and COO, George Brandes, joined eHealth Radio and the Health News & Technology channels to discuss the exciting work Pacify is doing to provide 24/7 support to new parents everywhere!  CLICK HERE to check out the episode on the eHealth Radio page, or listen below to tune in with George on the pod! The eHealth Radio Network produces informative health information, news, and advice …

Download the new telelactation case study!

We’re excited to release a comprehensive case study of our Mississippi WIC pilot program! Learn more below, and CLICK HERE to download the full case study. In 2016, the US. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded funds to the Mississippi State Department of Health to pilot the use of Pacify’s telelactation services among participants of the state’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. …

Regional Mother-Baby Summit set for August 29th

Pacify is proud to sponsor the 2018 Regional Mother-Baby Breastfeeding Summit, which will be held on Wednesday, August 29th, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ Conference Center at 945 G St NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. The Regional Mother-Baby Breastfeeding Summit aims to provide education and support to leaders from birthing facilities in the region and …

August is National Breastfeeding Month!

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