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Mission Statement: Provide breastfeeding education, information and resources for health care professionals, mothers and families.
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
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 World Breastfeeding Week (August 1 - 7):
Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development
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?