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

News and views on breastfeeding, human milk, and all things lactation related

July 2023


  • Help Us Spread the Word!!
  • SDCBC is partnering with Global Communities Healthy Start program to expand our free breastfeeding support warmline to multiple languages. We are currently serving clients in English, Spanish, and Tagalog, with more languages being added in the future! 
    • 1-800-371-6455 (MILK)
Please share the flyer and warmline with your clients and community

New Breastfeeding Support Group Map

Finding a FREE breastfeeding support group in your area just got easier. We are excited to launch this interactive map highlighting free groups in San Diego County.

Have a free group you would like added to the map? Please email the details to SDCBC Coordinator, Christina at christina.lares@breastfeeding.org

Spread the word! The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline number has been changed. It is now:



2023 National Breastfeeding Month Proclamation Toolkit

  • USBC released the 2023 version of the National Breastfeeding Month Proclamation Toolkit to help organizations submit requests for their governor to proclaim August as Breastfeeding Month in their state or territory. The toolkit includes a spreadsheet with links and information on submitting a proclamation request in each state as well as a long and abbreviated sample template for proclamation submission.

California Work & Family Coalition’s 2023 Virtual Advocacy Week that will take place the week of August 21st – 25th. Register Here

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is hosting the “SIDS Awareness Month 2023 Planning Webinar” on Thursday, July 27, from 2-3 p.m. ET.

California Breastfeeding Coalition Appoints Jasmine Pettis Marquez as New Executive Director. CBC Launches New Website and Social Media Accounts

PHA’s BIPOC Provider Happy Hour is coming up! Thursday, July 20th at 6pm at Puesto Mission Valley

3rd Annual Breast Milk Drive & Health Fair:


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