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Nominations for Breastfeeding Awards

Do you know a Breastfeeding Champion? Here is your chance to nominate them for a well-deserved award! Again this year, Nutrition First will be presenting two breastfeeding awards in coordination with the Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington. We are seeking...

Nutrition First Announces 2018 Conference Schedule

Nutrition First will offer several education opportunities in 2018! Registrations will open February 1. Printable Schedule with Descriptions:2018 Nutrition First Conference and Training Dates May Tuesday May 1 - Foundations in Lactation Support - Dumas Bay Center,...

2018 Nutrition First Board Members

Nutrition First would like to welcome our new 2018 Board Members! Zenobia Bailey Delores Baccus Season Fagan Kelsey Krieger Lindy Marquez  They join the following Board Members who will continue their terms in 2018. Past-President: Larisa Harvey Incoming President:...

Nutrition First is Looking for Additional Board Members

Are you looking to try something new and/or to broaden your life experience? Are you committed to supporting and promoting breastfeeding, good nutrition and equitable access to healthy food through education and advocacy? What does the board do? Members of the Board...

State Shut Down Avoided

The legislature acted at the very last minute and avoided a state shut down: the Governor signed the 2017-19 operating budget late last night. But their work isn't done yet - they were not able to come to an agreement on the capital budget, so we hear negotiators will...

World Breastfeeding Week

Nutrition First hopes that everyone had a fun World Breastfeeding Week and that your activities and events went well!  Those who submitted an activity/event description to Nutrition First were put into a random drawing for a Starbucks Gift Card, and the winner is:...

Newsletter Archives

Trainings, Advocacy, and More!

Read about trainings, advocacy opportunities, and more in this issue of the Nutrition First newsletter!

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August in World Breastfeeding Month! Learn more in our August newsletter

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July Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

Foundations in Lactation Support – on demand Webinars coming soon!

09/10/2021 – 12/31/2021 @ All Day – Foundations in Lactation Support   Updated for 2021 to be more inclusive of the diverse population WIC serves! This training is perfect for those new to providing breastfeeding support. It’s also good for those who want a refresher on how to support breastfeeding families. This training covers staff roles, how to use client centered communication […]

Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference: September 21, 2021

09/21/2021 @ 8:30 am – 4:15 pm – Annual Advances in Lactation Support Conference (Virtual) Tuesday September 21, 2021 presented virtually with live presentations and Q & A Sessions will be recorded and available through December 2021 AGENDA 8:30am -10:00 am: The Impact of Historical Trauma on Breastfeeding and Why It Matters (part 1) Speaker:  Leanne Brock 10:00-10:15am:       Break 10:15am -11:45 am […]

Recent Job Postings

Certified Diabetes Specialist – RD or RN in Rainier Beach, WA

The Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (RD, CDCES) or Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (RN, CDCES), works in partnership and joint accountability with other staff members to achieve Neighborcare’s Mission, Guiding Principles and goals. The primary focus is to optimize the health status of patients with diabetes by providing […]

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Registered Dietitian Contractor – Shelton, WA

Contractor – Registered Dietician Scope of Work: The individual selected to fill this position will work up to 30-hours per month in the Shelton WA WIC clinic serving as Registered Dietician and will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of nutrition appointments for WIC clients of medical high risk; as well as, consulting with […]

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