About Us

History

The Northern Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition began meeting in February, 2015 with the mission to provide the community with breastfeeding support, resources and education in order to increase the success and longevity of breastfeeding in Northern Colorado. The coalition is comprised of midwives, doulas, nurses, public health officials, dietitians, lactation consultants, counselors, students, families, and members of the community who share a passion of improving the support for and success rates of breastfeeding mothers in our local community and beyond.

Mission Statement

“The Northern Colorado Breastfeeding Coalition will provide the community with breastfeeding support, resources and education in order to increase the success and longevity of breastfeeding in Northern Colorado.”

Vision Statement

“Create an environment that supports and sustains breastfeeding success in Northern Colorado.”

2016-2018 Board Positions

Chair: Kailin Hamilton, RD, IBCLC
Chair-elect: Rebecca Boyd, RN, IBCLC
Treasurer: Mike Schwan, MS, RD
Secretary: Jennifer Hoover, IBCLC, CD, LMT, CLC, ALC
Membership Coordinator: Kayla Thorngate, RD, CLC