Welcome to the State of California 

Breastfeeding Local Health Jursidictions 

Breastfeeding Home Page

  Links to Third Party Sites for Informational Purposes Only

Regional Breastfeeding Coalitions Listing 
A list of the California Breastfeeding Coalitions

Breastfeeding Local Health Jurisdiction Coordinators by County ... Map
Directory of Breastfeeding Local Health Jurisdictions Coordinators

Baby-Friendly™ Hospitals in California
California leads the nation with hospitals achieving the prestigious Baby-Friendly Hospital designation

Emergency Preparedness: Infant and Young Child Care and Feeding
How can my community prepare for infant feeding in emergencies? Links to address mother/infant transportation and care, as well as infant and toddler nutrition

Regional Perinatal Programs of California (RPPC) 
Promote access to risk appropriate perinatal care to pregnant women and their infants through regional quality improvement activities. The following RPPC Regions have identified breastfeeding as a maternal and /or neonatal quality improvement clinical issue: Northeastern, San Joaquin-Sierra Nevada, South Coastal Orange, Central-North LA Coastal Valley, and Southern Inland Counties.

State Opportunities and Strategies for Breastfeeding Promotion through the Affordable Care Act (PDF) New Window
This issue brief explores how states and communities can capitalize on the opportunities presented by the ACA to advance breastfeeding.

Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies (2013)
Provides state and local community members information to choose the breastfeeding intervention strategy that best meets their needs.

Systems and Environmental Changes 
A toolkit to support optimal nutrition, physical activity, and breastfeeding through fostering partnerships between local health jurisdiction's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs and existing organizations to promote healthy environment changes.

Last modified on: 4/22/2016 11:24 AM