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Saturday, August 3rd at 10am-1pm:
Annual World Breastfeeding Week
Park & Play Celebration.
East Park in Oxnard
(near the Oxnard Collection)
Join us Tuesday, August 6th at 10am:
Annual Ventura County Board of Supervisors WBW Proclamation & Liquid Gold Award. Nominate your physician for the Liquid Gold Award. NOMINATION FORM
The Lactation Educator (CLEC) course by the UC San Diego Extention Program is coming to Ventura County this year.
5 day course: October 2-4th and December 5th-6th, 2019. $550 special rate for BCVC
Friday, November 1st:
Annual Education Conference:
"The Complete Lactation Consultation"
Speaker Sheila Dedrick, MSN, RN, IBCLC,
Director of The CMH New Parent Resource Center. Full day conference with breakfast, lunch and education credits.
2240 E. Gonzales Rd. Suite 200. Oxnard CA 8:00am-4:30pm
Registration coming soon!
Get Answers to common breastfeeding questions, topics, concerns videos and more.
FIND LOCAL BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT & Other Support Groups/Resources for New Moms
Find Information about Upcoming Community Events and Education Conferences/Seminars
Find out more information regarding current lactation laws and policies including Paid Family Leave and Lactation Accomodation
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.”
Important Resources for Physician, healthcare, lactation and birth professionals
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 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
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
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 .
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