Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of our community by protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding through education, outreach, advocacy, and service. We strive to make breastfeeding possible by working with mothers, businesses, health care professionals, and the community.

Mission Statement

The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition is a 501©3 non-profit organization that has been serving the San Diego bringing together health care providers, agencies, organizations, individuals, families, and other breastfeeding advocates to support, protect and promote breastfeeding who are passionate about making breastfeeding attainable for all families in the San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Fundraise for SDCBC this #GivingTuesday!

We are asking our partners, friends, and family to run their own fundraising campaign for #GivingTuesday to support scholarships for UCSD's Lactation Education program in order to increase lactation support in underserved communities. You can start your campaign by clicking the button to the right. It's free, easy, and fun! Learn more about the campaign here.

Join us for our 2021 Educational Events


Beyond the Hospital: Breastfeeding Care for Offices, Clinics, and Public Health Nurses

with Dr. Eyla Boies, MD, FAAP, FABM Join us on December 18, 2021, from 10am-11am PDT for the ...
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Non-Profit Milk Banking: Filling The Mothers’ Milk Gap

with Lisa Stellwagen MD, FAAP Join us on November 20, 2021 from 10am-11am PDT for Non-Profit Milk Banking: ...
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The Motherhood Transition: Addressing The Shift & Its Impact On Family Wellness

with Nakeya T. Fields, LCSW, PPSE, Regd. Play Therapist-Supervisor & Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapist  The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition invites you to join us on Saturday, October 23rd from 10 AM to 11 AM ...
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News & Updates

Join our Board of Directors

Join our Board and Make an Impact! The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition is currently looking for candidates ...
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Celebrating Breastfeeding Rights Pioneer, Dr. Nancy Wight MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

I am dedicating this month’s SDCBC blog post to Dr. Nancy Wight, the founding and constant member of ...
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New California Hospital Report on Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care

The CDC recently released results of a national survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care. The ...
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Moms Need Even More Support to Breastfeed In the Era of COVID-19

Last month, TIME magazine published an article that portrayed breastfeeding in an unflattering way. Featuring a new mother struggling to ...
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Three Ways to Support Paid Leave for All

Paid leave is potentially under threat today! There is pressure to eliminate paid family and medical leave from ...
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