Please visit the CDC and WHO websites for the most current information on breastfeeding management during COVID-19 as well as standard precautions to prevent the spread of viral illness in general, and COVID-19 specifically.

See also the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine statement

on COVID-19.


Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition Mission: The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition strives to inspire, empower, and support families in their breastfeeding goals through education, advocacy, and systems change.


Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition Core Values: Advocacy - Collaboration - Diversity - Education - Empowerment - Health Equity - Inclusion


Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition values inclusion, diversity, and equity as core values, embracing meaningful participation by diverse stakeholders and seek varied viewpoints. All people who desire to work to promote our mission and vision are welcome as members of the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition and we do not discriminate by position, gender, race, national origin, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, family status, formal education, life experience, religion, communication styles, geographic location, work-related skill sets and experience.

A Healthy Alaska

Through Breastfeeding

The ABC Board of Directors has postponed the April 27-28 Annual Conference in Anchorage, AK. If you were registered, refunds are being processed automatically within 5-10 business days. New conference dates of September 21-22, 2020 (at the BP Energy Center) have been secured, with the featured presenter (Kathleen Kendall-Tackett) retained, and only minor changes to the remainder of the agenda needed. Please visit our conference page to review our offering, and updates to it as they become available. New registration is available now.


Please consider joining the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition by paying a $10 membership fee

If you are already a member, your membership will lapse on March 31, 2020, unless you renew. We appreciate your continued support of the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition by becoming

a member. 

Dr. Heidi Koslo, ABC President