|The Breastfeeding Task Force of Humboldt County promotes and protects breastfeeding as a norm in our community. We do this through advocacy, education and support in a culturally sensitive way.
The Humboldt County Breastfeeding Task Force was re-vitalized in April, 2006. Members include a pediatrician; nurses from private practice, Public Health Branch Maternal Child and Adolescent Health, Public Health, St. Joseph, Redwood Memorial, and Mad River Community hospitals; a registered dietician; midwives; doulas; lactation educators; IBCLCs; representatives from United Indian Health Services, La Leche League, Paso a Paso, WIC, Kima:w Medical Center, NorthCountry Clinic; interested community members and concerned support agencies.
For more information about the task force contact:
Emily Adams, RN, BSN, Sr. PHN
Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
Department of Health and Human Services-Public Health Branch
Toll free #: 1-800-698-0843