• Welcome to the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition

    We are health professionals, moms, educators, policy-makers, organizations, businesses and others who promote, protect, and support breastfeeding. We have been assisting breastfeeding families and professionals since 2002. The Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition is a member coalition of the United States breastfeeding Committee.

    Our Mission

    To improve Maryland citizens’ health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.

    Our Vision

    In order to achieve optimal health, enhance child development, promote knowledgeable and effective parenting, support women in breastfeeding and make optimal use of resources, we envision breastfeeding as the norm for infant and child feeding throughout Maryland.

    Executive Officers

    President: Gay Bearzi
    Past President: Elizabeth Flight
    Vice President: Nancy McAlduff
    Secretary: Rose Cohen
    Treasurer: Dana Silver
    Website Director: Kathleen Buckley
    Social Media Director: Eve Hurwitz

    Board of Directors

    Healthcare Provider Rep: Joanne Flagg
    WIC Rep: Amy Resnik
    Lactation Consultant Rep: Susan Weyer
    Western Maryland Rep: Julie Clark
    Southern Maryland Rep: Liz Flight
    At-Large Reps: Vicki Lowe, Jennifer Callaghan, and Liliana Simon