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 2024 Educational Events

Winter Lactation Celebration & Community Networking Events
Join us for an afternoon of networking with friends and colleagues, celebrating wins for 2023, and visioning for 2024. Please bring a dish or treat ...
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Continuing Education Webinars Now Streaming

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

Have Questions about Breastfeeding? Need Support?

Lactation Educators Now Available to answer your calls in English, Tagalog, French, Arabic, Korean, Haitian, and Spanish

Call 1-800-371-MILK (6455) with your questions and we will call you back!

English Outreach Flyer

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

Ten Years with SDCBC

Thanksgiving is upon us. This year, I’m grateful for family, friends, my fellow breastfeeding activists, and most of ...
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The Importance of Supporting Lactating Students

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition designated Wichita State University as a “Breastfeeding Welcome Here” campus back in September. The news ...
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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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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.