Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition Meeting

September 13th, 2017
via webinar or in person (Des Moines, IA

More details will be posted closer to meeting dates


World Breastfeeding Month Activities

Iowa Breastfeeding Month 

Governor Reynolds will be signing a proclamation declaring August 2017 as Iowa Breastfeeding Month.  The signing and picture will take place at the Capital on August 2, 2017 at 2 pm in Room 109..  Feel free to attend to show your support of breastfeeding!

Local and Loving Breastfeeding Support

A World Breastfeeding Week and Big Latch On Event

Saturday, August 5th
10-11:30 am
Ames Public Library, Auditorium
515 Douglas Ave
Ames, IA

Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa 15th Birthday &
World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

Tuesday, August 1st
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Mother's Milk Bank
Liberty Square Conference Room
UI Hospitals and Clinics
Coralville, Iowa
RSVP to Jean Drulis


4th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Event

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Bridge View Center
Ottumwa, Iowa


Breastfeeding: Baby's Natural Choice Conference

August 23, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska

Certification Cram Review Course (CCRC)

August 28, 2017
Schaumburg, Illinois

Jan Barger Certified Lactation Specialist Training

October 9-13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Basking Babies' 2017 Conference
Breastfeeding Matters

Monday, November 6, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
PARC Event Center
5374 NE 12th Ave
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Esgar Guarin, MD
Barbara Robertson, LLL, BA, MA, IBCLC
Brianna Powers, RN, BSN

Gentle Cesareans that Promote Breastfeeding
Breast & Nipple Pain
Does this Baby Need Supplementation
Surrogacy: The Struggles & Triumphs of Providing Breastmilk


Breastfeeding Education for Iowa Communities

Half day training developed by the Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition.  Designed for anyone working with breastfeeding mothers to enhance knowledge of breastfeeding management.  The training has been held in Davenport, Harlan, Des Moines, Iowa Falls, Fort Madison, Ames, Chariton,  Waverly, Clarion, Clear Lake, and Manchester.  If you are interested in hosting a training in your community, contact Nicole Newman.  Download brochure here for objectives and more information.  Further details will be posted as plans finalize for each community.