Binational Breastfeeding Coalition

Our purpose is to improve the health of the people living on the El Paso/Juárez border and the surrounding communities by working vigorously and collaboratively to protect and promote breastfeeding as the natural and expected means of feeding human infants.

OFFICERS

Chair:
Rosalba Ruiz MD, MPH

Co-Chair:
Loretta Manriquez RN, IBCLC, RLC

Treasurer:
Ernestina Torres RN, IBCLC, RLC

Secretary:
Lizabeth Berkeley MPH, IBCLC, RLC

Communications:
Cynthia Sánchez

Become a Member

Membership in the Binational Breastfeeding Coalition is now available. As a member of the Binational Breastfeeding Coalition you will be making an important contribution to advancing breastfeeding in the El Paso/Juárez border region. Your membership provides you the opportunity to network with other health professionals and lactation advocates dedicated to the promotion and support of breastfeeding. Most importantly, membership also gives you a voice in determining the future direction and focus of the Binational Breastfeeding Coalition.

The Binational Breastfeeding Coalition is a non-profit, membership-driven organization and our members are breastfeeding advocates from all walks of life. Monthly meetings are usually held on the first Monday of every month, and all are welcome to attend but only registered members will be able to vote on official matters. Please visit our calendar page to find out when the next scheduled Binational Breastfeeding Coalition meeting takes place.

US-Mexico Border Health Commission
211 Florence • El Paso, TX 79901
Conference Room, first floor

Contact us to learn more about becoming an official member of the Binational Breastfeeding Coalition.

If you are experiencing any breastfeeding problems please contact your health care professional or a lactation consultant.

Copyright 2015 • Binational Breastfeeding Coalition • A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization