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Welcome to the Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County

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

Community Events

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  • May 16th 11:30-2pm- Annual Stakeholders meeting. RSVP for lunch & attendance to contact@breastfeedventura.org
  • June 15th-Touch A Truck event. Thousand Oaks (V)
  • July 4th: Annual 4th of July street fair- Nursing Nook (V)


(V)= Volunteer event. Email contact@breastfeedventura.org if you are interested in becoming a volunteer at community events with our nursing nook. 



Event Page

World Breastfeeding Week 2019 Events

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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. Forms coming soon!




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BIG EVENTS! SAVE THE DATE!

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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

Email contact@breastfeedventura.org for registration process & discount.

 

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!

Site Content

BREASTFEEDING TOPICS

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

BREASTFEEDING & MORE

DIRECTORY AND SUPPORT GROUPS

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

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EVENTS

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Find Information about Upcoming Community Events and Education Conferences/Seminars

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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

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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.

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Contact Us

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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