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.

Join us for our 2023 Educational Events

Reducing SUID Risk Among High-Risk Infants at Local, State, and National Levels
October 26th | 9AM - 11 AM PDT Preterm infants are at much higher risk for sleep-associated death than full term infants. Yet, they are ...
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Ethics In Lactation: Practice, Medications, Milk Sharing & Milk Banking
Ethics Webinar Series Part 1 of 2Featuring 3 Presentation5 Speakers
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Ethics In Lactation: Framework, HIV/AIDS, and More!
Ethics Webinar Series Part 2 of 2Featuring 3 Presentations3 Speakers Can't attend the live event?Register today & receive a link to the recording within 1 ...
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Continuing Education Webinars Now Streaming

Browse our virtual library of evidence-based, community-focused lactation webinars

Need Breastfeeding Support?

Support Now Available in English, Tagalog and Spanish

1-800-371-MILK (6455)

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Thank you so much to all those who attended, shared our event flyer, donated an item to the auction or raffle, and/or made monetary donations. Every single act of support helps contribute to our goal of making a positive impact in the lives of breastfeeding families across San Diego County.

We are still over the moon about how special the evening was. We were so grateful to share space with some of San Diego County's most committed and dedicated breastfeeding advocates.

News & Updates

A Wonderful Opportunity

As parents, we all want to provide the best for our children. And there is rarely a better ...
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Photo of Chinese woman sitting on a bed with a small child laying on her left while breastfeeding an infant cradled in her left arm

This is My Why: A Reflection on #NBM2023

I was a breastfeeding mom for six years. During the six years, I have been separated from my ...
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August 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related August 2023 News Help Us Spread ...
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July 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related July 2023 News Help Us Spread ...
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It Is NOT Kindness for Employers to Support Breastfeeding Employees. It Is The Law.

Last month, I attended a PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) celebration event with the ...
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2022 Annual Report

In 2022, the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition celebrates over 28 years of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding families in San Diego County.

Despite the barriers presented throughout the pandemic, we have become more creative and more connected as a movement.

Some of our accomplishments from 2022 include

  • awarding EIGHT lactation education scholarships to promote diversity and equity in the lactation field,
  • hosting monthly education events serving over 930 health professionals and community members,
  • distributing over 8,000 breastfeeding resource guides, and
  • advocating with the CA Work & Family Coalition to pass SB 951 #PaidFamilyLeave.

Download our 2022 Annual Report Below or click the photo to view online.