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Want to make a difference for Massachusetts families? Get involved in one of the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition’s committees! You’ll enjoy the chance to work with like-minded professionals, parents, and advocates. Students and interns welcome, too. Most committees meet once a month. Check out our committee descriptions below and in the linked pages, and contact the chair of the committee that interests you.

CONFERENCE

MBC’s annual fall conference, Breastfeeding in the Bay State, is the Commonwealth’s premier continuing education resource for lactation professionals, nurses, doctors, midwives, doulas, volunteer counselors, nutritionists, and others interested in evidence-based breastfeeding information. To learn more and get involved, contact the Conference Committee Chair.

DRIVE: Diversity, Representation, Inclusivity, Vision, Equity

The DRIVE Committee focuses on fostering increased diversity within the lactation field, allowing us to expand access to equitable breastfeeding support within the state of Massachusetts. To learn more and get involved, contact the DRIVE Committee Chair.

NIPPs: Nurturing Information for Professional Practice

The NIPPs Committee is focused on increasing access to relevant and updated information to enhance the practice of both aspiring and seasoned lactation professionals. To learn more and get involved, contact the NIPPs Committee Chair.

ZIPMILK

ZipMilk is a free resource providing access to lactation support by ZIP Code. It is designed for use by families searching for help with breast and chest feeding, as well as by providers who want to help their clients find such support. To learn more and get involved, contact the ZipMilk National Director.

ADVOCACY

Learn more about Advocacy and help out with current legislative efforts in Massachusetts, including Bill S.600/H.967, An Act Improving Access to Breast Pumps. To get involved, contact the Advocacy Committee Chair.

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