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New members just like you are always welcome!

We are a friendly, productive group focused on advocating for human milk for human babies. Your membership contribution facilitates a community of lactation support professionals and families, along with statewide efforts to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. As a coalition, we multiply our individual efforts and gain momentum in removing breastfeeding barriers in Pennsylvania. PABC is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

It's so easy to become a member. We also welcome and accept donations, but please know that donating is optional and not required as a condition of membership.

Not sure if you are currently an active member or if your membership has lapsed? Please contact


Benefits of PABC Membership

Exchange Ideas and Make Connections at Quarterly Coalition Meetings
  • Build relationships with other organizations

  • Four quarterly meetings: January, April, July and October

  • Receive current information when breastfeeding is in the news

  • Members-only closed Facebook group

Amplify Your Voice
  • Alerts on Public Policy

  • State and Federal Advocacy monitoring

  • Connection to the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)

  • Advertise your local activities 

  • Share Your Story-communicate your success on social media

Recognition Programs

  • Annual Employer Awards

  • Letters of Recognition for Improved Maternity Care Practices

  • Scholarships to attend the USBC Conference in Washington, DC

​Educational Opportunities

  • Download free educational resources and sample policies

  • Notification of Conference Events

  • Advocacy opportunities and mentorship

  • Resources for professional development

Standards of Excellence


Become a PABC Member

  • Annual Membership

    Valid for one year
    • Access to a statewide network of lactation professionals
    • Regular updates on legislative actions and initiatives
    • Community forums for peer-to-peer support and advice
    • Volunteer opportunities to help support the mission
    • Subscription to an informative newsletter
    • Invitations to meetings and conferences
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Please consider supporting the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition by making a donation today! Our funding comes primarily from membership dues and contributions from our donors. With your help, the Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition will help to facilitate community and statewide efforts to protect, support and promote breastfeeding as the cultural norm across the Commonwealth.

  • Supporting our organization helps us to engage in activities to promote breastfeeding. 

  • ​​Developing model breastfeeding policies for hospitals

  • Providing educational opportunities for health professionals

  • Securing an annual proclamation in support of breastfeeding from the Governor

  • Publicizing legislative activities that affect breastfeeding

  • Reviewing hospital practices and procedures that impact breastfeeding

  • Working collaboratively with the US Breastfeeding Committee

  • Various grant-funded projects which are conducive to forwarding our goals

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