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Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division

Breastfeeding Program​

​The Breastfeeding Program promotes and supports public health and health care efforts to make breastfeeding the normal method of infant feeding in California for at least the first year of life in order to provide proven benefits to the mother, infant, and society.
 Resources and Related Links
  • Regional Breastfeeding Coalitions Listing
  • Baby-Friendly™ Hospitals in California
  • Emergency Preparedness: Infant and Young Child Care and Feeding
  • Regional Perinatal Programs of California (RPPC)
  • State Opportunities and Strategies for Breastfeeding Promotion through the Affordable Care Act (PDF)
  • Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies (2013)
  • Systems and Environmental Changes
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