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Our History

Established in 1990, Breastfeeding Hawai'i began its journey as The Breastfeeding Promotion Council of Hawai'i, a journal club for lactation consultants.

Today, Breastfeeding Hawai'i has grown into a federally recognized 501(c)(3) organization and is the state affiliate of the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC).

Our Vision

The State of Hawai'i perceives breastfeeding as the optimal way to nourish and nurture our children.

Our Mission

To protect, promote and support breastfeeding through the education of and collaboration with professionals involved in maternal-child health, and serve as a community breastfeeding advocate in the State of Hawai'i.