Kelly’s Giving Story

Kelly Holmes knows the value of perseverance and a solid support system. She joined the Breastfeed Chicago Facebook page after the birth of her son Kellan in April of 2013. She and her husband Montez were already parenting her older stepson Jaren, but breastfeeding was new to Kelly. Kelly often experienced back pain due to the size of her breasts. She chose not to have breast … Continue reading Kelly’s Giving Story

5 Easy Ways to Support Breastfeed Chicago This #GivingTuesday

It’s easy to support our work! Read our Supporter Toolkit below to get started. Our organization has been hard at work this year creating new partnerships, training health professionals, advocating for breastfeeding support across the Chicago area, and answering thousands of questions on our online breastfeeding support group. With your continued support, we hope to grow our impact in 2018 to make Chicago the most … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Support Breastfeed Chicago This #GivingTuesday

Our Impact

Breastfeed Chicago is a parent-powered organization established in 2011 to support parents who breastfeed.  We work to build a cohesive and sustainable support network for breastfeeding parents through the connection of resources, cultural normalization, and institutional advocacy. In 2017, Breastfeed Chicago has grown our number of staff and volunteers, worked to build new partnerships with nonprofits and public health agencies, and created new connections with … Continue reading Our Impact