NCBC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization bringing together health care providers, agencies, organizations, individuals, families and other breastfeeding advocates to support, protect and promote breastfeeding in the state of North Carolina. Founded in 2005, we provide a framework for the development and execution of programs to advance breastfeeding support throughout NC. In addition we are a forum for creation and exchange of resources for breastfeeding professionals and families.
Mission, Vision and Core Values
Our Mission: The mission of the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition is to promote, protect and support breastfeeding through a cooperative network of individuals, coalitions, agencies and organizations.
Our Vision: Ensure that early, exclusive and continued breastfeeding will be the norm in North Carolina.
Core Values: Advocacy, Inclusion, Education, Equity, Integrity
In 2011, NCBC achieved 501(c)(3) non-profit status. Thank you to James L. S. Cobb of Wyrick, Robbins, Yates & Ponton, LLP for his assistance in this endeavor.
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Perinatal Care Regions: Breastfeeding advocates work within 6 Perinatal Care Regions in North Carolina.
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Goal 1: Serve as North Carolina’s collective voice for breastfeeding families through programming and advocacy
Goal 2: Promote evidence-based practices to support breastfeeding in the health care systems in North Carolina
Goal 3: Champion workplace support for breastfeeding families in North Carolina
Goal 4: Increasing access to lactation support and diversity in the field within North Carolina
Goal 5: Build the capacity of North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition through an atmosphere of inclusion and outreach