The Southern Illinois Breastfeeding Coalition’s purpose is to promote breastfeeding as the best choice of infant feeding through promotional activities and education to professionals and the community.
To promote professional and public awareness of new and existing trends and research in breastfeeding.
To act as advocates- empowering families to make informed infant feeding choices.
Membership is open to anyone who supports the purpose of the coalition.
Members meet quarterly face to face in Mt. Vernon, but can also join by conference call. Usually the 3rd Friday of March, June and September The December meeting is typically earlier in the month..