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.

28th Annual ABC Conference General Information

This year's conference is featuring Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.  

Earlybird price for general admission for this two-day event is $375.  The price goes up to $425 beginning September 1, 2020.  Click on the "Register Now" button below to view more details about this year's conference.


Lodging for the conference is available at the Residence Inn Anchorage Midtown

1025 35th Avenue Anchorage, Alaska 99508

You can get the special conference rate of $119 + tax per night through

September 1, 2020.  

Watch for the link to make your reservations to be posted soon.

Upcoming Events
28th Annual ABC Conference
Mon, Sep 21
BP Energy Center
Sep 21, 8:00 AM – Sep 22, 4:30 PM
BP Energy Center, 1014 Energy Ct, Anchorage, AK 99508, USA
Shakin' it up in Alaska! The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition takes a deeper look at promoting breastfeeding in times of crisis for the 28th annual conference.
ABC Board Meetings
Wed, Apr 01
Southcentral Foundation
Apr 01, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Southcentral Foundation, 4320 Diplomacy Dr. Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Join us for the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition Board Meetings that take place the first Wednesday of every month!