Goals:

  • Advocate on behalf of breastfeeding mothers, babies and their families.

  • Educate society on the importance of human milk and breastfeeding for infant and maternal health.

  • Provide opportunities for networking, collaboration, and resource sharing among breastfeeding advocates in Michigan.


Activities:

  • Serve as an official advocate on health issues affecting mothers and babies.

  • Serve as a resource for legislators and policy makers.

  • Promote World Breastfeeding Week and Michigan Breastfeeding Awareness Month.

  • Provide breastfeeding information through workshops and exhibits at the annual HMHB conference.

  • Maintain a website with a listing of breastfeeding coalitions and organizations in Michigan.

  • Create and distribute materials and policy statements on issues that impact breastfeeding in Michigan.