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Breastfeeding Advocacy in Chicago: Supporting All Families in Our Community
October 21, 2017
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Upcoming Meeting
September 13, 2017
6:30PM - 8:30pm
Meeting Details TBA

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Click Here to access Breastfeed Chicago's directory of IBCLC Lactation Consultants in private practice and listing of area drop-in clinics

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Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition
NEW - Future Medical Provider Scholarships

We are happy to be offering future medical provider scholarships for the Fall 2017 Conference. See registration page for details.

Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition

“Strength In Numbers – One Breastfeeding Community”

Founded in 2003, the CABC is a network of individuals and organizations who believe that infant and family health can be improved by making breastfeeding the norm. We are dedicated to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding and increasing its acceptance in the greater Chicago area.

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Find Breastfeeding Help

May 31, 2017

Breastfeed Chicago, a Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition member organization and exemplary breastfeeding advocacy organization has put together this directory of IBCLC Lactation Consultants in private practice and listing of area drop-in clinics. The directory will be useful to parents, physicians, midwives, nurse practitioners, doulas, hospital based Lactation Consultants, breastfeeding support counselors and anyone seeking professional… [Read More]

Illinois Now Has Seventeen Baby-Friendly Hospitals!

January 20, 2017

The Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition congratulates these hospitals on achieving what is considered the Gold Standard in the world of breastfeeding—– the international designation of Baby-Friendly Hospital granted by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. This designation requires that hospitals implement the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Advocate Sherman Hospital,… [Read More]

Congratulations to the 2016 Winners of the Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition’s Breastfeeding Friendly Award!

January 8, 2017

Since 2010, the CABC has been honoring area Physicians and Nurse-Practitioners with its Baby Friendly Practitioner Awards in order to bring recognition to their outstanding breastfeeding support. Winners are nominated by the families they serve or by other health-care providers. Receiving this award gives a wider audience to the contributions of these providers in the… [Read More]