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




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