Global Big Latch On Hosted by SDBFC
The Big Latch on event serves as a major fundraiser for the San Diego Breastfeeding Foundation.
The mission of San Diego Breastfeeding Center Foundation (SDBFCF) is to reduce socioeconomic disparities in breastfeeding support by increasing access to qualified lactation consultants for low-income families. For nearly all infants, breastfeeding is the best source of infant nutrition and immune protection, and provides remarkable health benefits to mothers as well (2011, Surgeon General, Call to Action). Breastfeeding is particularly important in low income families, already at higher risk for poor health, for its ability to promote secure infant-parent attachment, and as an economical feeding option.