About Us

Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition (CABC) came together in 2003 for the purpose of promoting breastfeeding in the Chicago area. We are made up of individuals and members from other Chicago area breastfeeding advocacy groups and ILCA affiliates:

  • Breastfeed Chicago
  • Breastfeeding USA – Chicagoland Chapters
  • Chicago Region Breastfeeding Task Force
  • North Central Region Breastfeeding Task Force
  • Lactation Resource Alliance
  • La Leche League of Illinois
  • Metropolitan Illinois Lactation Consultants
  • Mother’s Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes
  • Northern Illinois Lactation Consultants Association

The mission of the Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition is to encourage collaboration among Chicago area breastfeeding advocates in order to more effectively protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

Our Goals:

  • To promote better communication among coalition members and member organizations
  • To provide and support education for professionals working with breastfeeding families
  • To increase public awareness of the positive outcomes associated with breastfeeding for babies, mothers, and communities