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.




Breastfeeding:  Coaching High Need Moms

March 26, 2015

Four Points by Sheraton

Conference Center

Fairview Heights IL


Highlights below.  Complete information can be found at 2015 Conference Information link, above.

Speaker: Dr. Shoshana Bennett, PhD.  

Shoshana S. Bennett, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and immediate past president of PSI. She is the author of Postpartum Depression for Dummies (Dec.’06) and the co-author of Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression (June ‘06). Dr. Bennett founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987 after her second experience with undiagnosed postpartum depression. She is a noted guest lecturer and has been quoted in dozens of national publications. Her work has been featured on national television and radio shows.


             Coaching High Need Moms

             Recruiting Mom's Support Team

             Recognizing and Helping Mothers with Postpartum Depression

             Helping Mothers Cope with Miscarriage/Infant Loss                                                               

For more information, call 618-346-1919 or use the Contact Us button


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

    2015 Meeting Dates:

            Jan 12
            Feb 9
            Mar 9 (meeting, plus packing conference attendee bags)  
            April 13
            May 11
            June 8
            July 13
            Aug 10
            Sept 14
            Oct 19 (3rd Monday)
            Nov 9 (Holiday Pot Luck)
            No Dec meeting