PLACER COUNTY BREASTFEEDING COALITION
Supporting Families, Health Care Providers, and Breastfeeding Helpers
WHO WE ARE
The mission of the Placer County Breastfeeding Coalition is to promote and support breastfeeding as a vital part of the health and development of children and their families in our communities.
To ensure breastfeeding is recognized as the normal method of infant and young child feeding in Placer County; all health care providers in Placer County will be knowledgeable about, promote, and provide support for breastfeeding; and every woman in Placer County will have access to the information, resources and community support necessary to breastfeed for as long as she wishes.
Improve the access for Placer County families to comprehensive, current, and culturally appropriate breastfeeding care and services.
Promote breastfeeding awareness and education for health care providers and agencies serving new mothers and their families.
Inform the public about the existence of breastfeeding support networks.