Berks County
Breastfeeding Coalition

Executive Board Members


Co-Chairs

Jeanine Dorman RN, BSN, IBCLC

Miri Levi CNM, FNP, WHNP, IBCLC


Scribe

Kathleen Kuhn RN, BSN, IBCLC

Our Mission

We are dedicated to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding by ensuring that each mother has access to the resources she needs to achieve her personal breastfeeding goals. Through education, outreach, and advocacy, the Coalition will work to further this mission with collaborative community efforts.


Our Goals

Short Term

  • Provide breastfeeding resources to families and providers

  • Gather breastfeeding supporters in Berks County via our website and Facebook page

  • Represent Berks County at state breastfeeding coalition meetings


Long Term

  • Develop a regular mother/baby cafe for breastfeeding women and babies

  • Reach out to health care providers who work with moms during pregnancy to promote breastfeeding

  • Educate adolescents about breastfeeding, especially middle school students