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 

 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            
        Objectives:                  
          1. To inform people about the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how they relate to breastfeeding and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF). 
          2.To firmly anchor breastfeeding as a key component of sustainable development. 
          3.To galvanize a variety of actions at all levels on breastfeeding and IYCF in the new era of the (SDGs). 
          4.To engage and collaborate with a wider range of actors around the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding.

Thu., February 18, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., March 17, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., April 21, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., May 19, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., June 16, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County