Breastfeeding Coalition of Polk County

Coalition Contact:
Rose Logan

Meeting Date, Time, and Location

We meet the second Wednesday of even months at 3:30 pm at the River Plaza WIC Office, 2300 Euclid Ave, Suite D in Des Moines.

Mission Statement:  Our mission is to improve the public health of our communities by making breastfeeding the norm through education, advocacy and collaboration with the Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition.



Register for Breastfeeding Education for Iowa Communities
Monday, October 8, 2018
12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration 11:45 - 12:15
Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 E University
Des Moines, IA 50316
Conference Room A/B
Cost $45 per person
Lunch on your own (you are welcome to bring your lunch)
Please register by October 1, 2018
Questions please email Sue Logan at


Name *
Would you like nursing CEUs? *
Would you like RD/LD CPEUs? *
Registration fee is $45 Can pay by check or with PayPal Make checks payable to "Breastfeeding Coalition of Polk County" and mail check to Sue Logan 1555 Andrews Dr Pleasant Hill, IA 50327



Current and Recent Projects

  • Recent projects: 

o   Conducted a state-wide survey on bf training needs

o   Created bus ad “Affordable Health Care Begins With Breastfeeding” which ran for 3+ weeks including during Iowa State Fair

Dart  Breastfeeding interior final
Dart Breastfeeding interior final

o   Sponsored a 4-hr Breastfeeding Education for Iowa Communities training in 2012 with 60 attendees and 2014 with 42 attendees

o   Sponsored two 5-day CLC trainings by the Center for Breastfeeding in 2012

o   Updating community bf resource list for bf moms:

Resource Guide for Breastfeeding Moms in the Des Moines Metro Area

o   Host 2 viewings of Milky Way the movie


•       Current projects:

o   Host Breastfeeding Education for Iowa Communities in October 2018

o   Sponsor a 5-day Certified Lactation Specialist course in 2018