The Binational Breastfeeding Coalition (BBC) is a non-profit association of health professionals and lactation advocates formed in 2013 to promote and support breastfeeding through education and outreach to the El Paso/Juárez border region and its surrounding communities. The BBC provides timely and accurate breastfeeding information to healthcare professionals through conferences, training sessions, educational materials and other outreach efforts. We offer our services to hospitals, medical offices (pediatric, family practice and OB), county health departments, WIC sites, Baby Cafes and other organizations and individuals that provide lactation services. We have many different opportunities throughout the year that require volunteers. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
The Binational Breastfeeding Coalition is comprised of health care professionals and non-traditional partners promoting breastfeeding awareness in the El Paso’s border region. By the year 2022 all babies born along the US and Mexico Border will be given the opportunity to breastfeed.
- Create a community of breastfeeding support that will accurately reflect the interconnection and reciprocal movement of life along the border.
- Improve community awareness and positive attitudes about breastfeeding by providing access to varied resources and factual information via the media.
- Improve area health professionals’ breastfeeding promotion, assessment and management skills by identifying needs and providing access to professional education.
- Insure that all BBC activities will be aligned with the interest of national and international breastfeeding guidelines.