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BREASTFEEDING RESOURCE GUIDE

ENGLISH DIRECTORY (pdf)

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SPANISH DIRECTORY (pdf)

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SUPPORT GROUPS (pdf)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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  • Nursing Nook @ Community events- stay tuned for dates
  • May 21st @11:30 am in Oxnard: Annual Stakeholder's Meeting & Lunch
  • World Breastfeeding Week 2020 August 1st- 7th
  • Annual Education Conference 

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 Events

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Celebrations for WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK 2020 are coming soon. 

 Have ideas for how the Coalition can celebrate? 

Email contact@breastfeedventura.org

Support Groups and Local Resources

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BCVC strives to keep all breastfeeding resources in Ventura County up to date. Check the lists periodically. If you know of any resource not listed, or any changes that need to be made, contact us at 805-665-3604 or email contact@breastfeedventura.org

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BREASTFEEDING TOPICS

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Get Answers to common breastfeeding questions, topics, concerns videos and more. 

DIRECTORY AND SUPPORT GROUPS

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FIND LOCAL BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT & Other Support Groups/Resources for New Moms

EVENTS

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Find Information about Upcoming Community Events and Education Conferences/Seminars

LACTATION ACCOMODATION and POLICIES

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Find out more information regarding current lactation laws and policies including Paid Family Leave and Lactation Accomodation

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RIGHT TO BREASTFEED IN PUBLIC:

CIVIL CODE 43.3:  “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a mother may breastfeed her child in any location, public or private, except the private home or residence of another, where the mother and the child are otherwise authorized to be present.” 

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

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Important Resources for Physician, healthcare, lactation and birth professionals

ABOUT BCVC

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WHO WE ARE

The Coalition is a non profit 501c3 corporation, comprised of health care providers, community leaders, policy makers, and parents, as well as public and private organizations with the common goal of promoting and supporting breastfeeding as the culture norm in Ventura County. 

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OUR MISSION AND VISION

Our mission is to promote breastfeeding in the community by providing resources and education to families, health care professionals, employers, and policy makers. 

Our vision is to see EVERY FAMILY IS SUPPORTED TO BREASTFEED

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WHAT WE DO

Through Outreach, Education and Advocacy we seek to improve breastfeeding rates in our community, contributing to a healthier Ventura County. 

Outreach: Resource Guide & Website, advertising rack cards, Thank you for Nursing your baby cards and Nursing Nook provided at Community Events

Education: Annual Education Conference

Advocacy: Annual World Breastfeeding Week Proclamation at the Ventura County Board of Supervisors

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to support new families with breastfeeding in Ventura County, thereby increasing breastfeeding rates and contributing to a healthier future for our community . 

Become a Community Impact Donor today.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

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Contact Us

WARM LINES: CALL OR TEXT

ENGLISH: 805-665-3604

SPANISH/ESPAÑOL: 805-973-7015

MIXTECO: 805-751-9610

Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County

P.O. Box 6733, Ventura, CA 93006, US