Welcome to the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition

Seed Money Project

What could your coalition do with a bit of Seed Money . . . ?

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Announced at the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC) annual conference in Rochester MN on October 25, 2019, the MBC Seed Money Project makes $12,000 available to active member coalitions in Minnesota.

Up to $2,000 can be requested; one request per coalition

  • Applications due December 2, 2019
  • Awards made January 4, 2020
  • Funds spent and projects completed by December 30, 2020

More information?

Look under the Local Coalitions tab;


Join us for an optional informational call-in webinar:

Friday, November 8, 2019

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


12th Annual Statewide Workshop and Conference

October 24 & 25, 2019
Rochester, Minnesota

Registration is now closed.

Annual Workshop and Conference Agendas

Continuing education credit applications for lactation providers (CERPs) and dietitians (CPEUs) have been submitted. Credits awarded must be approved by IBLCE and MAND before the actual numbers are announced. In general, 1 credit hour is awarded per 60 minute session if approved. Contact hours for nurses are calculated as outlined by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for continuing education.

Current sponsors and supporters include: Minnesota Department of Health WIC and Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives (OSHII)

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the Summit? Please contact us at mnbfcevents@gmail.com for inquiries and questions about the event.

For .pdf of flyer click here.


Save this date for a future Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition Event

7th Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit
Thursday, May 14, 2020
UMN Continuing Education Conference Center
St. Paul, Minnesota
Topics to include: Reducing infant and maternal mortality, and health disparities

See flyer for more information about this upcoming event.

6th Perinatal Hospital Leadership Summit

Innovative Maternity and Newborn Care in Minnesota:

Best practices & standards of care

Event was held on Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

For complete agenda, speaker information and more click here.

To see presentation slides click here.



Download the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition’s prenatal education toolkit. This is a free resource for use by healthcare providers, educators, and advocates.


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For information about the 11th Annual Meeting and Workshop, November 8-9, 2018, including the daily agendas and available presentation slides go to the Events Page.


Healthy Babies . Healthy Families . Healthy Communities