A Non-Profit organization

Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition

We are a statewide multidisciplinary group of individuals, businesses, and organizations that share the same mission and vision to improve public health through education, promotion, and protection of breastfeeding.

 

If you are looking for breastfeeding support, we offer a working list of resources that you may find useful.

Arizona Resources

Arizona Breastfeeding Resources

Northern Arizona Area

Counties: Yavapai, Coconino, Mohave, Navajo, Apache

Centeral Arizona Area

Counties:  Maricopa, Pinal, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz

Southern Arizona Area

Counties:  Pima, Yuma, Cochise, Santa Cruz

Tribal Arizona

Areas located in Indian Tribal Nations

Quick Information:

Arizona Department of Health Services 24/7 Breastfeeding Hotline: 1-800-833-4642

La Leche League Phoenix Helpline:

1-602-234-1956

La Leche League of Tucson Helpline:

1-520-789-6455

What we do

About Us

2019 Board Members

President: Angela Lober,
PhD, RNC-MNN, IBCLC, RLC

Vice President: VACANT

Secretary: Beyauna Billings, CLEC

Treasurer: VACANT

Communications Dir:  Renee Palting,
RN, IBCLC, RLC

2020 Projects

-Grow our coalition.
-Garner new members to take action.
-Involve and bond with other coalitions.

2020 Goal

To work collaboratively with the community to increase rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration in order to improve the health of Arizona's families

What Drives Us

Our Mission

 Our mission is to work collaboratively within the community to increase rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration to improve the health of Arizona's families.

Get Involved

Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition is seeking volunteers to help rebuild the coalition.  We are looking for community members who are passionate about breastfeeding and believe and support our mission. We are looking for people of all talents. Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

Upcoming Events

June 25, 2020 - General Meeting

8:30 AM TO 9:30 AM.  ZOOM MEETING 

Join us this month for an ONLINE ZOOM meeting (https://bit.ly/juneabcmeeting)  This meeting will focus on the breastfeeding support efforts provided by the Arizona Dept. of Health Services, Pima WIC, and Mountain Park Health Center WIC. Learn how families are being supported during this pandemic time.

Breastfeeding

Quick Supporting Information

Breastfeeding & the Workplace

Returning back to work. Here are some helpful guides to help you keep your milk supply flowing, and your baby connected

Breastfeeding Rights & Advocacy

Learn what your rights are in the State of Arizona and how you can advocate for more

Arizona Breastfeeding Reportcard

Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Arizona and national breastfeeding statistics

Affordable Care Act Insurance requirements

Not sure how your insurance provider should be supporting a breastfeeding family? click here for information.

Providers

Healthcare providers find tools to help your clients.  check our resource page for providers.

Families

Need support with breastfeeding? check our resource page for families.

Learn

Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition Notes