Diversity in Lactation Scholarship Recipient – Meet Galissa!

Pacify is excited to announce our second 2021 recipient of the Diversity in Lactation Scholarship, Galissa Jones! Galissa is a Breastfeeding Counselor with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health – Division of Maternal Child and Family Health (Healthy Start Program).  We asked Galissa to share her story – read on to learn why she wants to become an IBCLC! Why I Want …

New Moms: Your Whole Health Matters

By Melanie Silverman, MS, RD, IBCLC Far too many moms feel guilty when they have difficulty breastfeeding. Sadly, I am hearing from patients and reading on social media that some lactation consultants and healthcare professionals are contributing to the problem. Here is the truth: Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to improve health outcomes for both moms and babies. …

An Infant and Maternal Health Provider Partners with AccessNurse

The COVID-19 pandemic caused far too many people to miss out on critical healthcare services. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, nearly one third of adults delayed needed care due to COVID-19.  That’s why, at Pacify, we partner with mission-driven organizations that prioritize improving access to care, such as AccessNurse. AccessNurse is a 24/7 nurse triage line that has …

5 Telehealth Best Practices

Authority Magazine interviewed Pacify Chief Clinical Officer Melanie Silverman about best practices in telehealth, and how to provide high-quality breastfeeding and nutrition support without an in-person visit. You can read the entire interview here, but we wanted to share Melanie’s top five best practices for a successful virtual visit.    Work the Camera — In a virtual environment, it’s especially …

Diversity in Lactation Scholarship Recipient – Meet Jacqueline!

Pacify is excited to announce our first 2021 recipient of the Diversity in Lactation Scholarship, Jacqueline Lambert! Jacqueline is a Breastfeeding Coordinator with Delta Health Alliance, a Certified Lactation Counselor, a Certified Childbirth Educator, and a Certified Doula in Merigold, Mississippi.  We asked Jacqueline to share her story – read on to learn why she wants to become an IBCLC! …

Four reasons why health plans must address maternal and infant postpartum care

How support at a critical time builds member loyalty and save lives By Melanie Silverman, MS, RD, IBCLC As open enrollment closes and payers examine a brand new group of members, they face a core pair of challenges – building member engagement and optimizing health outcomes. Payers are increasingly turning to different types of technology to address both. Tele-lactation, or …

Telehealth App Pacify Announces Expansion of its Annual Diversity in Lactation Scholarship Program

Scholarships will cover up to $1,000 of funds each for fourteen aspiring International Board Certified Lactation Consultants WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 17, 2020 – Pacify Health, the country’s leading lactation and pediatric telehealth app for moms, announced today the expansion of its annual Diversity in Lactation scholarship program. The expanded scholarship will provide $14,000 in financial assistance to aspiring International …