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About Us

BABE (Breastfeeding Advocacy Benefits Everyone)
Breastfeeding Coalition of Northeast Tennessee

  • BABE is a coalition of health care providers and community members with an interest in breastfeeding promotion that was established in 2005.
  • The BABE Coalition seeks to facilitate communication and build partnerships among health professionals and community members to promote a supportive breastfeeding environment in Northeast Tennessee.
  • BABE members have recently written and received several grants from the American Academy of Pediatrics to promote breastfeeding io our region.
  • Based on results of a community needs assessment conducted in 2007-2008