Breastfeeding Task Force of Santa Clara Valley

Contact:         

Karen Foster RD, CLE
(408) 793-2715

1400 Parkmoor Ave, Suite 120B
San Jose, CA  95126

Meetings:

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2015 Meeting Dates: 

3rd Friday of the every other month

Friday Jan 16, 2015 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location; Packard Children’s Hospital, Packard Hospital is at 725 Welch Road in Palo Alto between Sandhill and Quarry Road, just off El Camino. The Meeting will be in the Operating Room Conference room on the ground floor of Packard.

Friday March 20, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location; Good Samaritan Hospital, 2425 Samaritan Dr., San Jose, CA 95124, Conference Room 2 which is in the trailers behind the North Tower.

Friday, May 15, 2015 11:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location; Packard Children’s Hospital, Packard Hospital is at 725 Welch Road in Palo Alto between Sandhill and Quarry Road, just off El Camino. The Meeting will be in the Operating Room Conference room on the ground floor of Packard.

Friday Jul 17, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location; Good Samaritan Hospital, 2425 Samaritan Dr., San Jose, CA 95124, Conference Room 2 which is in the trailers behind the North Tower.

Friday Sep 18, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location; Kaiser, San Jose, 276 International Circle, The Family Health Center, 3rd Floor Conference Rooms A – C

Friday Nov 20, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location; Kaiser San Jose, 276 International Circle, The Family Health Center, 3rd Floor Conference Rooms A – C

Key Activities: 

  • Breastfeeding Support Line (408.885.5950) provides telephone assistance, education, and referrals in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese
  • Develops and promotes community resources and provides referrals
  • Policy development and legislative advocacy
  • Breastfeeding training and conferences
  • Santa Clara Valley Breastfeeding Task Force (agencies and individuals working together to promote maternal and infant health through breastfeeding)
  • Peer counseling services for families
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