Abigail Carandang

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Meet Nicole Trottier

Nicole Trottier, Vice President 1. What does breastfeeding mean to you? Breastfeeding to me goes beyond the mother infant bond, it’s an opportunity to end many disparities and bring equity in health across all socio economic and racially diverse communities. By working to provide support for and promotion of breastfeeding for ALL regardless of race,

Meet Kim Speckhahn

1.  What does breastfeeding mean to you? A better question might be, what doesn't it mean? Really, it means to me many things from being a beautiful and empowering means of nurturing my child to reclaiming a lost birthright and rite of passage of motherhood that has been systematically devalued at great familial and cultural expense. I'm glad

Meet Nancy Saavedra

2019-2021 President of SDCBC What does breastfeeding mean to you? When I started my public health career, my interest began with childhood nutrition and obesity prevention. Naturally my path led me to breastfeeding, one of the most effective measures to prevent diseases among mothers and their infants. I think many of us who aren’t breastfeeding experts

Meet Abigail Carandang

Abigail's passion for breastfeeding sparked during her experience with her now four month old daughter, Rylee. But the subject of breastfeeding was not uncommon in her life before that. "Breastfeeding has always been the norm in my life. Both of my older sisters breastfed their children--one until age one and the other, my godson, still

 Board elections are coming up!

We are currently accepting nominations for Vice President, Secretary, and Board Member positions through November 30, 2018. Board members are expected to: Be a paid member of the SDCBC Make a 2-year commitment Attend Board, General, and Mini-Seminar meetings regularly Work on an SDCBC initiative Self-nominations may be submitted by email to abigail@breastfeeding.org. If you would like

Energized Breastfeeding Non-Profit Presents its 10th Annual Liquid Gold Gala

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 11, 2018) – The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition (SDCBC) will host its 10th annual Liquid Gold Gala on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Southwestern Yacht Club in Point Loma. Benefiting the mothers, infants, and families of San Diego County, the dinner and auction serves as the organization’s primary fundraiser