Want to learn more about the breastfeeding resources in Southern Nevada and join a group promoting breastfeeding to parents, doctors, nurses, lactation consultants and more? Attend an upcoming Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition meeting!
Our meetings are once a month, on the third Wednesday of each month. Our new location as of March 16, 2016 is:
Sunrise Children's Foundation Education Center
2795 E. Desert Inn Rd #100
Las Vegas, NV 89121.
The call in number if you are unable to attend in person is: 888-740-4219; then you will then be prompted to enter 389449# and announce your name.
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Breastfeeding Welcomed Here Campaign
The goal of this campaign is to encourage more women to breastfeed their babies and breastfeed for a longer duration by making our community friendlier to breastfeeding families. The use of this symbol will be to both alert moms to public locations where they can breastfeed comfortably and to encourage the perception that breastfeeding is normal, accepted and welcomed. To learn more, or to take the pledge for your business, CLICK HERE.
Maternal Child Health Star Rating System
Find out about the new Nevada program in the works to help moms and families know the steps that each hospital in Nevada has taken to be breastfeeding friendly. Find out more about your hospital when the new rating system launches in 2014.More info >>
Hospital Breastfeeding Report Now Available
In 2011, the Surgeon General issued a Call to Action2 which lists a hospitals responsibility to assist women in their goal to successfully breastfeed, as it is in the hospital that women begin to fulfill their decision. The overall objective is to meet the Health People 2020 Breastfeeding Goals. This is the 2012 assessment report for Nevada Hospitals.More info >>
The Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition
Our mission is to inspire, educate and build community support to make breastfeeding the norm for infant feeding in Nevada. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the about us page.
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