Welcome to the New York Statewide Breastfeeding Coalition. The NYSBC is an advocacy,     not for profit organization focusing on issues that affect breastfeeding.



Thank you all for attending our recent conference!  Stay tuned for news of our 2019 conference!


Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY

Keynote Presenter:  Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC


Dr. Ruth Lawrence

Trish MacEnroe, Executive Director, Baby Friendly USA

Melissa Lawlor, CNM, IBCLC

March 22, 2018



Please enjoy these photos from our 2018 conference -

Our registrants

Celebrating Baby Friendly USA's 500th Hospital with several of our NYS Baby Friendly Hospital folks joining in.

More than 20 Years of Protection for Nursing Mothers!

In 1994 a mother visiting a mall in Latham NY, took a break from shopping to nurse her baby.  A security guard told her to stop breastfeeding or leave.  Mothers rallied their support and organized a nurse-in. This is their story.