Breastfeeding Coalition

Mission Statement:  Provide breastfeeding education, information and resources for health care professionals, mothers and families.

Meetings:  
   
3rd Thursday of every month 
      9:15 – 11:30 AM
   Held at the Multipurpose Room 
      2101 Courage Drive, Fairfield, CA

 Members: Representatives of public and private agencies that serve pregnant and breastfeeding women, including agencies and physician offices that provide prenatal and pediatric care, local Solano County hospitals as well as from the neighboring Air Force Base and Napa County, WIC, Public Health Nursing, Black Infant Health, BabyFirst Solano, La Leche League and Partnership HealthPlan of California, the Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan of Solano County.

Solano County Breastfeeding Resources

Breastfeeding Support Groups Listing  (PDF)


News and Hot Topics 

 2016 World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 - 7):
     Join us on for the Solano County Wide 
        Celebration and Health Fair:

    Breastfeeding: The Complete Package   Spanish
        When: Sunday August 7, 2016 from 1-4:30pm 
        Where: JFK Public Library 
            505 Santa Clara St. Vallejo, Ca 94590 
        For additional information contact: 
            Alyssa Perry 707-784-2137
    


California Education Code Related to
  Lactation Accommodation in California Public Schools 
  (Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 690, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2016.)
    
Facts About Lactation Accommodation in California Public Schools

2015 Hospital Breastfeeding Reports (2014 Data):  
   Meeting Challenges, Managing Change; California Leads the Nation
     
California Fact Sheet
     2014 County Reports: Solano County was 20th in the state for Exclusive Breastfeeding among CA Counties in 2014
     Source of this Data: 
California Department of Public Health website.


 2016 Lancet - Breastfeeding Series
   
Breastfeeding: Achieving the New Normal
    Breastfeeding in the 21st century: epidemiology, mechanisms, and lifelong effect
    Why invest, and what it will take to improve breastfeeding practices?

Thu., September 15, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., October 20, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., November 17, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., December 15, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County