Welcome to the Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition

Our mission is to inspire, educate and build community support to make breastfeeding the norm for infant feeding in Nevada. For more information, contact us at snvbreastfeeding@gmail.com or visit the about us page.


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Join us for a free event!
Naturally Nurturing: A Breastfeeding Resource Fair
• Flyer in English
•Flyer in Spanish

Saturday, August 9, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Springs Preserve
333 South Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas NV 89107

Pregnant or have a new baby? Not sure how to find out about breastfeeding or baby activities? Parents, grandparents and kids of all ages are invited to help celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and find out what breastfeeding support and baby resources are available in the Las Vegas/Henderson area! This free family event includes refreshments, infant massage, Gymboree Play Time, face painting, education, giveaways and more.

Admission to the Naturally Nurturing event is free; just mention the event at the ticket window. This does not include general admission to the Springs Preserve though. Museum and gallery admission is separate. For directions, visit http://www.springspreserve.org/apps/location/findus/index.html


Upcoming Meetings
Want to learn more about the breastfeeding resources in Southern Nevada and join a group promoting breastfeeding to parents, doctors, nurses, lactation consultants and more? Attend an upcoming Southern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition meeting, held the third Wednesday of the month at noon. Meetings held at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, located at 8050 Paradise Road, Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89123.


Maternal Child Health Star Rating System
Find out about the new Nevada program in the works to help moms and families know the steps that each hospital in Nevada has taken to be breastfeeding friendly. Find out more about your hospital when the new rating system launches in 2014.
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Hospital Breastfeeding Report Now Available
In 2011, the Surgeon General issued a Call to Action2 which lists a hospitalís responsibility to assist women in their goal to successfully breastfeed, as it is in the hospital that women begin to fulfill their decision. The overall objective is to meet the Health People 2020 Breastfeeding Goals. This is the 2012 assessment report for Nevada Hospitals.
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