A Non-Profit organizationArizona 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 Breastfeeding Resources
Areas located in Indian Tribal Nations
What we do
2022 Board Members
President: Beyauna Billings, IBCLC, RLC
Vice President: VACANT
Treasurer: Kristi Cortina, CLC
Communications Dir: Renee Palting,
RN, IBCLC, RLC
-Grow our coalition.
-Garner new members to take action.
-Involve and bond with other coalitions.
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 is to work collaboratively within the community to increase rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration to improve the health of Arizona’s families.
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.
Guest Speaking at CALCA Feb 19, 2022
ABC has been invited to speak at the next CALCA Meeting. We will be sharing our directions for 2022 and community education resources. For more information, click here
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
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.
Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition Notes
December 2020 Community Meeting
ABC General meeting. Dec 15, 2020 08:21 AM
This month Beyauna Billings presents Postpartum Traditions From Around the World. Discover how ceremony and honor is being brought back into birth and the postpartum period. Share your tradition at this meeting.
Access Passcode: [email protected]
March Community Meeting 2021
At the March Community Meeting, Rosemary Bolza of the Arizona Affiliates of the American College of Nurse Midwives, to discuss current legislation and policies effecting breastfeeding families that we serve. She will share information pertaining to both local and national policies and update us on pieces of legislation to watch for throughout the year.
Access Passcode: MpWG6?8c
Jan 20, 2021 Meeting
ABC Community Meeting:
Guest Speaker: Renee Palting, RN, IBCLC
This community meeting focused on funding with grants.
Access Passcode: qfZr$26n