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
Cannabis, Birth Trauma, Oxytocin and Stress: Impacts on Pregnancy and Lactation
Misinformation Can Harm Your Clients & Not Practicing Self Care Can Harm You
Culturally-Based Engagement & Support for Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Families
Reducing SUID Risk Among High-Risk Infants at Local, State, and National Levels
Need Breastfeeding Support?
Support Now Available in English and Spanish
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
May 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health
Got a breastfeeding problem? Well, the problem is not breastfeeding
Study finds no evidence for the effect of consuming “lactation cookies”
April 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health
How I Keep My Breast Pump Clean
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.