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Your Guide to Breastfeeding

During National Breastfeeding Month, the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) shares its online resources for making the decision to breastfeed, learning how to breastfeed, overcoming breastfeeding challenges, and pumping and storing of breastmilk. OWH answers questions such as What are the health benefits of breastfeeding? How do you know if you make enough breastmilk? Do you need to avoid certain […]


Resource on the Go Podcast

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) offer this go-to source for those working to end sexual violence by exploring topics like community-level prevention, evaluation, messaging, and more. In each episode, Resource on the Go podcast shares insights on responding and preventing to sexual assault from experts who are doing this work every day.


Technical Assistance (TA) Corner: May 2021

Background Our Bodies Ourselves started as a group of women in the Boston area who, in 1970, published the classic women’s health book of the same name on sexual and reproductive health. Today, Our Bodies Ourselves is a volunteer-led nonprofit that advocates for women’s health and social justice. Over the years, resources based on the […]


Technical Assistance (TA) Corner: March 2021

Child Obesity Prevention Efforts: Solutions from Families and Communities March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The Center provides TA on many topics, including nutrition. The Bright Spots Mini-Lab Positive Deviance Project is one example that is bringing collaborative […]


Student Spotlight: How did Rachel Uwimbabazi Develop Educational Materials to Improve Birth Outcomes for an OB Program?

#UMNMCH student Rachel Uwimbabazi (MPH ’21) wrote this reflection on how her coursework, internships, field experience, and culminating experience have all contributed to her career in MCH. About Face2Face During Fall 2020, I applied for a student consultant position with Community Health Initiative (CHI). What appealed to me about CHI is how they partner with […]


Resource: MN Association for Children’s Mental Health Caregiver Resources Page

The MN Association for Children’s Mental Health has created a Caregiver Resources page. It was developed for parents, caregivers, and family members to support children’s and their own mental health. Resources include: factsheets and videos and topics include: attachment, childhood development, and trauma. More topics will be added over time!


Student Spotlight: How Did Emily Reimer Adapt to COVID-related Changes and Challenges During her Title V Internship Experience?

#UMNMCH student Emily Reimer (MPH ‘21) wrote this reflection on how her coursework and applied practice experience have all contributed to her career in MCH. Why I Applied to the Title V Internship Program In January of last year, I decided to apply for the Title V Internship Program, supported by the National MCH Workforce […]


Student Spotlight: How Did Morgan Collins and Lexie Adams use Quantitative and Qualitative Data to Understand the Needs of Hennepin County Residents?

Why were you interested in this deployment? Lexie: I am really interested in child health. This deployment consisted of analyzing and reporting data specific to child and adolescent health in the Twin Cities area. Through this opportunity, I would be able to learn a lot about the children and adolescents in this area, including the […]


Member Spotlight: Phillips Eye Institute

About the Phillips Eye Institute By Cheryle Atkin The Phillips Eye Institute–a campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health–is committed to assisting Minneapolis Public School students with identifying and receiving necessary vision care and is a proud partner of the Minnesota Vision Health Task Force. The hospital’s community program was established in 2008. […]