EN

Translate:

Ventura County now has 4 "Baby-Friendly" Hospitals: CMH, SPH, VCMC, SVH!

Welcome to the Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County

BREASTFEEDING RESOURCE GUIDE

ENGLISH DIRECTORY (pdf)

Download

SPANISH DIRECTORY (pdf)

Download

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPS (pdf)

Download

UPCOMING EVENTS

2019 Calendar-more events coming


  • May 16th 11:30-2pm- Annual Stakeholders meeting
  • July 30st @10 am: Annual Board of Supervisor Proclamation & Liquid Gold Award
  • October 2-4th and December 5-6th. (five day course) CLEC course. Become a Lactation Educator! Ventura County Health Services Building in Oxnard. 


World Breastfeeding Month


August is World Breastfeeding Month! Think of ideas for this year and what you can do in your community or workplace to celebrate and promote! 

Become a Lactation Educator in 2019

SAVE THE DATE! The CLEC course is coming to Ventura County this year. 5 day course: October 2-4th and December 5th-6th, 2019. Registration information is coming soon! 

Site Content

BREASTFEEDING TOPICS

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

BREASTFEEDING & MORE

DIRECTORY AND SUPPORT GROUPS

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

Find Support

EVENTS

Find Information about Upcoming Community Events and Education Conferences/Seminars

Find out more

LACTATION ACCOMODATION and POLICIES

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

Find out more

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

Important Resources for Physician, healthcare, lactation and birth professionals

Find out more

ABOUT BCVC

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. 

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

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

Subscribe

Sign up to receive our quarterly newsletter

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