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.

Alaska Breastfeeds Statewide Juried Art Exhibition

2020 will be the 6th annual Art Show and will be juried by renowned Alaskan artist Evon Zerbetz from Ketchikan.   

The Alaska Breastfeeds Statewide Juried Art Exhibition is an artistic celebration on the theme of breastfeeding which welcomes submissions from any area of the state in any artistic medium.  

The Exhibition is hosted by local chapters of the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition yearly.  As of 2020, the show has been hosted by the Fairbanks Breastfeeding Colaition and the Juneau Breastfeeding Alliance.  If your local breastfeeding group would like to host the show in the future, please let us know!  

The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition seeks entries of any artistic medium for consideration for the 2020 “Alaska Breastfeeds” poster and juried art exhibition. Submissions are due by 5:00pm on March 13, 2020. Please see the full prospectus for all details and eligibility guidelines. Contact Taryn Bliss @ (510) 409-2246 or tarynblissrd@gmail.com with questions.

Alaska Breastfeeds: 2019 Juried Exhibition Gallery