About Us

The Edwardsville Region Breastfeeding Task Force meets monthly on the 2nd Monday of the month, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Memorial Hospital, 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville, Illinois, 62226, in the Teleconference Room on the basement level, across from the cafeteria; no meetings in  December.

The task force includes breastfeeding advocates from the following counties: Bond, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair near the Edwardsville Illinois area.

You can attend a meeting in person or by teleconference. We look forward to seeing and meeting new faces in the community. If you can not attend in person, teleconference call number and directions are available in your minutes. (please mute phones to cut down on background noise) If the moderator has not signed in yet or there is a delay in setting up the call, please just try again a few minutes later. Also, sometimes we may have to wait for a previous meeting to clear out before we can start.




March 27, 2014

Four Points by Sheraton

Conference Center

Fairview Heights IL

Speaker: Cheryl Scott, PHD, RN, IBCLC, RLC  
Sacramento, California

C.E.O. Healthy Connections: Women and Children’s Resource Services Founder and operational manager of Healthy Connections. Research and Publications on health, nutrition and holistic support for Breastfeeding women and children


             Implementing continuous skin to skin

             Supporting the Pumping Mother

             Boosting low milk supply

             Using our tools wisely                                                                 

             Breastfeeding Management for the late pre-term infant     



Our next Edwardsville Region Breastfeeding Task Force meeting is from 2:00-4:00 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

    2014 Meeting Dates:

            Jan 13
            Feb 10
            Mar 10 (packing vendor bags)  
            April 14
            May 12
            June 9
            July 14
            Aug 11
            Sept 8
            Oct 20 (3rd Monday)
            Nov 10 (Pot Luck)
            No Dec meeting