Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition
Welcome to the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition
We are health professionals, moms, educators, policy-makers, organizations, businesses and others who promote, protect, and support breastfeeding. We have been assisting breastfeeding families and professionals since 2002. The Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition is a member coalition of the United States breastfeeding Committee.
In the News
Renowned expert on Skin to Skin immediately after delivery lecturing in Maryland!
Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Goes Baby Friendly
Ban the Bags Press Release
Maryland Leads Way on Breastfeeding
Maryland Hospitals Commit to Better Support for New Breastfeeding Mothers
Govenor O'Malley's Breastfeeding Proclamation
Celebrating Maryland Breastfeeding Month
To improve Maryland citizens' health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
In order to achieve optimal health, enhance child development, promote knowledgeable and effective parenting, support women in breastfeeding and make optimal use of resources, we envision breastfeeding as the norm for infant and child feeding throughout Maryland.
World Breastfeeding Week
The first week of August (1st to 7th) is World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland celebrates World Breastfeeding Month in August. Click here for a calendar of events.