Breastfeeding Coalition of Collier County


Vision – Create a culture in Collier County that genuinely promotes exclusive breastfeeding by healthy mothers to healthy newborns

Mission – Improve breastfeeding exclusivity rates in Collier County for mothers who face cultural, institutional and financial obstacles

About Us:

  • Members include clinicians, lactation specialists, employers and childcare providers
  • Focused on increasing breastfeeding rates in Collier County



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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Facilities in Collier County 

Precious Cargo Academy
5200 Crayton Rd.
Naples, FL 34103 Collier 8.17.15

Peace Lutheran ELC
9850 Immokalee Rd.
Naples, FL 34120 Collier Lori Lingsch 4.6.16

A Step Up CDC
Golden Gate High
2925 Titon Way
Naples, FL 34116 Collier Ivette Aponte-Torres 4.6.16

Bear’s Den Childcare Center
1665 Medical Blvd Suite B, Naples FL 34110
(239) 513-7475

A Step Up CDC – Immokalee High School
701 Immokalee Dr.
Immokalee, FL   34142

Guadalupe Center
509 Hope Dr.
Immokalee, FL   34142

NCEF Child Development Center
7505 Grand Lely Dr, Bldg K
Naples, FL   34113

RCMA Farmoworker Village CDC 
2225 Chadwick Cir.
Immokalee, FL   34142

RCMA Immokalee Community CDC

123 N 4th St.
Immokalee, FL   34142

RMCA Rollanson CDC Preschool

402 W Main St
Immokalee, FL   34142

RCMA Rollanson Infant CDC 

402 W Main St
Immokalee, FL   34142




Building an Employer Lactation Support Program – Handout

HR Collier Presentation – Thursday, January 19th, 2017 

Employer Resources

Florida Breastfeeding Coalition

Office of Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services

United States Breastfeeding Committee

United States Department of Labor


Myths and Realities about Breastfeeding