|Region||SPA*||Meeting Time||Contact person|
|RHBC North||SPA 1, 2||1st Thursday of the month 10:00-12:00||Shameeka Correia Fill|
|RHBC South||SPA 6, 7, 8||2nd Tuesday of the month 10:00-12:00||Roberto Luna|
|RHBC East||SPA 3, 4||4th Wednesday of the month 9:30-11:30||Wendy McGrail|
|RHBC West||SPA 5||3rd Wednesday of the month 10:00-12:00||Helen O’Connor|
*SPA = Service Planning Area. Department of Public Health’s SPA map.
The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals and community partners. This consortium is co-hosted by BreastfeedLA, PAC/LAC, WIC, and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
- RHBC Resources
- Statewide and hospital-specific breastfeeding data
- Educational materials for nursing staff and healthcare providers
- Education materials for patients
This policy initiative brings together public health officials, hospital administrators, and breastfeeding and quality improvement experts to discuss meaningful ways to create systems change and improve in-hospital breastfeeding policies and practices.