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.

Liquid Gold Gala is Back!

Health professionals, advocates, supporters, and families will be coming together on this special night to honor the amazing impact and work the Coalition and all our amazing members and community has done to improve the health and wellbeing of mothers, infants, and families in San Diego County.

Join us for our 2022 Educational Events

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Continuing Education Webinars Now Streaming

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

News & Updates

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education-September 2022

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education September 2022 News The 2022 mPINC ...
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News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education-August 2022

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education August 2022 News Academy of Breastfeeding ...
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Breastfeeding is a One-Of-A-Kind Experience

This National Breastfeeding Month, I invited the followers of my Facebook Breastfeeding Page to show their breastfeeding experience with five ...
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Congratulations to our Summer 2022 Lactation Scholarship Awardees

In partnership with UCSD Extension's Global Lactation Alliance Program, SDCBC offers scholarships for community leaders who are pursuing LEC ...
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News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education-July 2022

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education July 2022 News Mandatory California Hospital ...
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2021 Annual Report

In 2021, the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition celebrates 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 2021 include

  • awarding seven lactation education scholarships to promote diversity and equity in the lactation field,
  • hosting monthly education events serving over 900 health professionals and community members,
  • distributing over 3,900 breastfeeding resource guides, and
  • advocating with the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to proclaim August San Diego County Breastfeeding Month.

Download our 2021 Annual Report Below or click the photo to view online. 

Thank you for helping us raise $5,616.96 during our 2021 GivingTuesday campaign!

Because of your generosity, we will be able to continue to give scholarships for UCSD's Lactation Education program-- providing opportunities for more people to increase lactation support in the communities that need it the most! If you still would like to donate, click here.