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

What we do

About Us

2024 Board Members

President: Beyauna Billings, IBCLC, RLC

Vice President: VACANT

Secretary: VACANT

Treasurer: Kristi Cortina, IBCLC, RLC

Communications Dir:  Renee Palting,

2024 Projects

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

2024 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

Community Networking Event

ABC is having a Community Networking Event on July 13, 2024.  We will be updating our community resource page. Come join in for the rebirth of ABC.  More info to follow.


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

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. 

Meeting Recording:

Access Passcode: .77q@9F2

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.

Meeting Recording:

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.

Meeting Recording:

Access Passcode: qfZr$26n