Welcome To The Heartland Breastfeeding Coalition
The Heartland Breastfeeding CoalitionBreastmilk is Better Than Any Udder Milk

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
  • Deciding To Have Another Baby

    Family Breasteeding

    Making the decision to try for another baby while you're still breastfeeding can be hard, especially if the child you're nursing is still young. You may feel torn between your desire to continue to nurse the child you have and wanting to get pregnant again. Well, depending on your situation, it may be possible to do both.


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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