Virginia Breastfeeding Advisory Committee


To improve the health of Virginia families by protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding throughout the Commonwealth.


The Virginia Breastfeeding Advisory Committee envisions breastfeeding as the cultural norm for infant and child feeding throughout the Commonwealth.


  • Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Virginia Chapter)
  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Virginia Chapter)
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
  • Attachment Parenting International
  • International Lactation Consultant Association
  • Old Dominion University
  • La Leche League
  • Lamaze International
  • Loudoun Breastfeeding Coalition
  • March of Dimes (Virginia Chapter)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Social Workers (Virginia Chapter)
  • Richmond Early Childhood Association
  • Scitent
  • University of Virginia, Office of Continuing Medical Education
  • Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Virginia Department of Health – Obesity Prevention, Reproductive Health
  • Virginia Nurses Association
  • Virginia WIC Program