Monmouth/Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium


The Monmouth Ocean Breastfeeding Consortium of New Jersey seeks to encourage, support, protect, and promote breastfeeding, through education, beginning in pregnancy and continuing through the first year of life.

The Consortium’s goals reflect those of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, developed by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2012 Policy Statement on Breastfeeding.

Members of the Consortium include: breastfeeding peer counselors, childbirth educators, community-based support groups,community health nurses, lactation consultants, maternal/child health nurses, nurse-midwives, nutritionists, parents, pharmacists, and physicians.

For membership information,
call (732) 471-9306