The CBC Advocate Voices Blog provides breastfeeding advocates throughout California a platform to share expertise and opinions that will inspire others to join our collaborative efforts to improve the health and well-being of Californians by protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding, thereby removing all barriers to breastfeeding in California. The blog features coalition activities, evidence-based practices, legislation, news, commentary and reflections related to breastfeeding.

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40+ Organizations Call For A Constructive Dialogue On Infant Feeding Recommendation

Today, over 40 organizations signed-on to a joint letter to request a meeting with the co-founders of the Fed Is Best Foundation. Our hope is to engage in a constructive dialogue to discuss the concerns they have raised with respect to our nation’s infant feeding recommendations and associated health care practices. You can read the […]

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Kimberly Seals Allers asks: “Is Breastfeeding Really Sustainable?”

Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

This year’s theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding Together. By definition, sustainability means “the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level,” or the “the capacity to endure.” But can breastfeeding endure? And I don’t mean the biological process of lactation, I mean breastfeeding as the intimate bonding and nurturing experience between mother and child. Does it have the capacity to endure as women continue to face complex structural, cultural and societal barriers?

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