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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

In the United States, August is National Breastfeeding Month!

August 1 - 7: Breastfeeding and Work: Let's Make it Work
   See the resources from our Index: Working Mothers
August 7-10 - Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the
     
Innocenti Declaration
• August 11-17: "Breastfeeding in Health Care Coverage: Mind the Gaps
    (to include action/education on private plans, Medicaid, and TRICARE)
• August 18-24: "Breastfeeding in the Community: 
    Wherever Moms Are"
   (to include action/education on Friendly Airports for Mothers Act and support in faith communities)
• August 25-31: "Lift Every Baby" with
Black Breastfeeding Week

Thu., September 17, 2015
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., October 15, 2015
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., November 19, 2015
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., December 17, 2015
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County
Thu., January 21, 2016
9:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Breastfeeding Coalition of Solano County