Welcome To The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition
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Welcome! The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition is directed to moms, dads and babies of central Indiana, and the counties of Pulaski, Cass, Starke and Fulton, but anyone interested in finding out more about breastfeeding can find information and help here. Just browse around and see what our site has to offer. As we like to say “The more women that breastfeed their babies, the more women will nurse their babies.”

The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition is Celebrating

World Breastfeeding Week!!!
August 1-8, 2013
...and having a Baby Shower for the
"Tot Shop" on Wednesday August 7th, 2013
2pm to 5pm
Pulaski Memorial Hospital Lobby

Please bring unused/new unwrapped baby items for redemption* by all moms at: the "Tot-Shop" in Valparaiso, or at the "Mobil Tot Shop" every month on community visits, and have some goodies!!!

*(Moms receive coupons to redeem for baby care items from: Dr. visits, prenatal classes, WIC appointments & Breastfeeding Clinic visits, to name a few source. For details, check with your Dr. or hospital or WIC Office.)

2013 IBCLC Information has been posted in "Our Handouts"
World Breastfeeding Week
  • Breastfeeding During Pregnancy


    Breastfeeding doesn't have to end when your baby turns one, and it doesn't have to end if you get pregnant again either. A new pregnancy is a common reason why some moms stop breastfeeding.  However, if you're expecting again and you aren't ready to wean...

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  • Breastfeeding: Educating Grandmothers

    Expectant mothers learn all they can about the best way to feed their baby. But, they often overlook educating their support system. Grandmothers who are in a position to give advice need to be taught that breast is best.

    Contributor: Barb Hacker
    Published: Apr 24, 2007

  • Breastfeeding a Sick Baby
    Breastfeeding a baby with a cold, stuffy nose, ear infection, or stomach bug can be challenging. Find out what you can do and what you should be checking for. ...