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 2021 Educational Events


Beyond the Hospital: Breastfeeding Care for Offices, Clinics, and Public Health Nurses

with Dr. Eyla Boies, MD, FAAP, FABM Join us on December 18, 2021, from 10am-11am PDT for the ...
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Non-Profit Milk Banking: Filling The Mothers’ Milk Gap

with Lisa Stellwagen MD, FAAP Join us on November 20, 2021 from 10am-11am PDT for Non-Profit Milk Banking: ...
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The Motherhood Transition: Addressing The Shift & Its Impact On Family Wellness

with Nakeya T. Fields, LCSW, PPSE, Regd. Play Therapist-Supervisor & Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapist  The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition invites you to join us on Saturday, October 23rd from 10 AM to 11 AM ...
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News & Updates

dimly lit portrait of a newborn being held by two people

Moms Need Even More Support to Breastfeed In the Era of COVID-19

Last month, TIME magazine published an article that portrayed breastfeeding in an unflattering way. Featuring a new mother struggling to ...
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Three Ways to Support Paid Leave for All

Paid leave is potentially under threat today! There is pressure to eliminate paid family and medical leave from ...
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CA Releases First Maternal Mortality Surveillance Report

Maternal mortality is a key indicator of population health. Deaths in pregnancy and postpartum should be rare events, ...
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BreastfeedLA and ACLU SoCal share a helpful lactation rights guide

We love this quick and easy guide shared by our friends at Breastfeed LA and So Cal ACLU. ...
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Lactation Practice Within Immigrant Communities

I once knew a woman who breastfeed on a refugee boat for 48 hours and saved her two ...
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