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.


  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Virginia Chapter)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Virginia Chapter)
  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Association of Black Social Workers
  • Association of Virginia Social Workers
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
  • Human Milk Banking Association of North America
  • International Lactation Consultant Association
  • La Leche League
  • Lamaze International
  • Loudoun County Breastfeeding Coalition
  • Lynchburg Breastfeeding Coalition
  • March of Dimes (Virginia Chapter)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Social Workers (Virginia Chapter)
  • Old Dominion University
  • Old Dominion University School of Nursing
  • Pediatric Dentistry Association
  • Richmond Early Childhood Association
  • United States Lactation Consultants Association
  • Virginia Academy of Nutrition Dietetics
  • University of Virginia, Office of Continuing Medical Education
  • Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  • Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Virginia Department of Health – Community Nutrition
  • Virginia Department of Health – Obesity Prevention, Reproductive Health
  • Virginia Department of Health- Population Health Data
  • Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
  • Virginia Midwives Alliance
  • Virginia Neonatal Perinatal Collaborative (VNPC)
  • Virginia Nurses Association
  • Virginia WIC Program