The Alabama Breastfeeding Committee’s Mission

Strategic Goals:
1. Healthcare Provider Education
2. Membership Development
3. Speakers Bureau
4. Statewide Breastfeeding Policy
5. Legislative advocacy and collaboration
6. Communication of promotion, protection and support strategies for
breastfeeding at the local and state level
7. Bylaws development

Subcommittees/task forces
1. Provider Education
2. Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
3. Baby Friendly Workplace Recognition
4. Baby Friendly Child Care
5. United States Breastfeeding Committee Initiatives


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The Alabama Breastfeeding Committee is a statewide body of health care professionals, educators, state health department representatives, and individuals from communities across the state that have a commitment to helping mothers and infants reach their breastfeeding goals.  The Alabama Breastfeeding Committee’s mission is to work toward the development of resources and partnerships that will lead to the effective promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding within the state of Alabama. The Committee’s vision is that human milk will become the norm in infant feeding resulting in a healthier Alabama.