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

Cannabis, Birth Trauma, Oxytocin and Stress: Impacts on Pregnancy and Lactation
April 29th | 9 AM-1 PM PDT 3 Featured Presentations: 1. Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: The rates of cannabis use among pregnant and ...
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Misinformation Can Harm Your Clients & Not Practicing Self Care Can Harm You
May 26th | 9 AM - 11:30 AM PDT Featuring 2 Presentations: Presentation 1: Breastfeeding Myths: Busting the Misinformation Harming Parents, Infants,and Society Misinformation around ...
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Culturally-Based Engagement & Support for Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Families
AUGUST 17th | 12 PM- 2 PM PDT Live Webinar Celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Week Our three speakers will discuss modern ...
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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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Continuing Education Webinars Now Streaming

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

Need Breastfeeding Support?

Support Now Available in English 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

May 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related May 2023  March of DimesMay is ...
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Got a breastfeeding problem? Well, the problem is not breastfeeding

It’s May. As an immigrant mom from Taiwan, I have a lot to write about in this month: ...
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Study finds no evidence for the effect of consuming “lactation cookies”

A recent study found no evidence for the effect of consuming "lactation cookies" on milk production, perceived insufficient ...
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April 2023 News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and public health

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related April 2023 April is Minority Health ...
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How I Keep My Breast Pump Clean

Between my two children, I breastfed for six years. During the six years, my breast pump accompanied me ...
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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.