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 2022 Educational Events

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Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative For The NICU & An Open Q&A with An IBCLC+Neonatologist
09/30/2022 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT As lactation practitioners, we encounter cases in which we may desire a physician's perspective to gain clarification on ...
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Best Practices for Providing Inclusive Lactation Support To The Members Of The LGBTQIAP+ Community
June 30, 2022 9:30AM-12:30PM Guest Presenter: Stevie Merino MA, CLES, Doula
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Tongue Tie: What’s The Problem? with Dr. Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC, IBCLC
Tongue-tie affects more than sore nipples. It may be a factor in a baby not latching on. It is an important factor in late-onset decreased ...
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A Fresh Look, A Mother-Centric Approach To Reduce Early Breastfeeding Cessation-The Science/Practice
Abstract:Science has spotlighted the time-sensitive window of opportunities in the first hour, the natural conclusion of the birth chapter. Are we enabling mothers to take ...
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Lactogenic Foods for Milk Production with Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA
Historically, nutrition has always been a part of the health strategy of traditional cultures. New mothers especially have been offered special foods to ensure good ...
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Continuing Education Webinars Now Streaming

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

News & Updates

Promote Non-Nutritive Breast Feeding

WEE NUZZLE: A Quality Initiative to Promote Non-Nutritive Breast Feeding in Order to Increase Breastmilk at Discharge for ...
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Fathers and Breastfeeding Resources

Fathers have an important role to make chest/breastfeeding work.  Breastfeeding: What is a Father to Do? Recorded Webinar ...
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News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education-June 2022

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education June 2022 News LGBTQIA+ Resources and ...
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This World Food Safety Day, What Can We Learn from the US Formula Crisis?

What is World Food Safety Day? June 7th is the second World Food Safety Day. It is a ...
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News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation education May 2022 News Asian American and ...
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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.