Breastfeeding 

“Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer.”  Frank A Oski

Breastfeeding Support 

  • Community - promoting breastfeeding as a social norm

  • Home - helping moms reach their breastfeeding goals by providing home visits by qualified breastfeeding counselors

  • Work - assisting businesses in creating policies and work sites that are supportive of breastfeeding employees

  • Childcare - assisting home and center childcare facilities to  create an environment where a baby’s right to breastmilk is a priority

Local Resources:

Greater Grand Forks Breastfeeding Coalition

  • Every community must work together to ensure a child’s right to breast milk and a woman’s right to breastfeed. The Greater Grand Forks Breastfeeding Coalition is dedicated to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding. We meet every other month, on the third Tuesday, at noon. The location of the meeting changes, please contact Mandy.
  • This website includes a list of local support.

La Leche League of Grand Forks

  • Our mission is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.

State Resources:

National Resources:

 Workplace Support: