Diversity in Lactation Consulting Scholarship Recipient – Meet Galissa!

Pacify is excited to announce our second 2021 recipient of the Diversity in Lactation Consulting 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. …

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 important …

Diversity in Lactation Consulting Scholarship Recipient – Meet Jacqueline!

Pacify is excited to announce our first 2021 recipient of the Diversity in Lactation Consulting 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 …

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, IBCLCAs 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 …

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 …

Pacify Releases New Data on National Breastfeeding Challenges During COVID-19, Raising Concern for a Maternal and Infant Health Crisis

Study examines the pandemic’s impact on breastfeeding, vaccination rates, and their effect on health outcomes and medical spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 15, 2020 Pacify Health, the country’s leading lactation support and pediatric telehealth app, today published a new study on breastfeeding challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and potential impact on maternal and infant health, and medical spending. The study …

Health Evolution Impact Report

Read the ReportHealth Evolution’s new Impact Report examines how Care1st Arizona partnered with Pacify to engage their members with ROI-positive telehealth for mothers and babies.  Download the report to learn how Care1st Health Plan Arizona gave their members 24/7 unlimited video access to dietitians and lactation consultants via Pacify’s smartphone application. Takeaways: Achieved high member engagement with instantaneous access to video visits The plan …