City of Philadelphia Secures Emergency COVID-19 Intervention to Provide Virtual Breastfeeding Support at No Cost to Thousands of Mothers

Telehealth app will remotely connect new parents across the city with lactation support WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 24, 2020 – Starting today, all new parents in Philadelphia have access to free and unlimited breastfeeding support via telehealth app, Pacify. Philadelphia Department of Public Health has announced a partnership with leading telehealth company, Pacify Health, as an emergency measure in the …

COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has greatly impacted communities, businesses, and healthcare institutions across the nation.  We understand you probably have a lot of questions right now, and we’re here to help keep you and your family healthy and safe as we navigate COVID-19 together. As it relates to pregnancy and breastfeeding, the Centers for Disease Control has provided interim guidance for new …

Diversity in Lactation Award Winner

In proud partnership with the DC Breastfeeding Coalition, Pacify is excited to announce our first winner of the Diversity in Lactation Award, Kymberly Sharpe! Kymberly is a  Registered Nurse on the Labor and Delivery Unit at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.  She hopes to marry her clinical skill and practice as a Registered Nurse with the knowledge and advocacy …