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.

Become a Member
Getting Involved

Become a Member

Becoming a Member

As a member of the Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition, you will be making an important contribution to advancing breastfeeding in Arizona.  You can join as an individual, or as a representative of your organization.  Membership runs from Feb 1 - Jan 30.

MakING a Donation

You don't need to be a member to make a donation.  The Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition is a 501-3c non-profit organization managed by volunteers elected by the membership.  All donations go to pay expenses of the website, events, and outreach materials.  

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:


La Leche League of Tucson Helpline:


What we do

About Us

2019 Board Members

President: Angela Lober,

Vice President: Brooke Volkers Rogers, RN, BSN, IBCLC, RLC

Communications Dir:  Renee Palting,

Treasurer: Marissa Honey-Jones, IBCLC, RLC

2019 Projects

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

2019 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

Sept 17 - General Meeting

12pm to 1:30pm.  Online Zoom Meeting.  https://zoom.us/j/911546876

Join us this month for our online meeting. Brenda Phipps of Flagstaff Medical Center will be our guest educational speaker.  

Brenda will share how FMC built a successful breastmilk donor program in their community.


10am - 12pm Join us via Zoom online.  https://zoom.us/j/572756140

Renee Palting will be discussing statewide breastfeeding resources in Arizona.  Are you on our list?  What resources do you have to share?



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.


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


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


Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition Notes