Communities Supporting Breastfeeding

Congratulations to the following communities that have received the “Communities Supporting Breastfeeding” designation:

  • Abilene
  • Coffey County
  • El Dorado
  • Emporia
  • Garden City
  • Geary County
  • Great Bend
  • Gove County
  • Hays
  • Hutchinson
  • Lawrence
  • Leavenworth County
  • Liberal
  • Manhattan – NEW!
  • Salina
  • Thomas County – NEW!
  • Wichita
  • Winfield

The Communities Supporting Breastfeeding is a designation recognizing communities that provide multifaceted breastfeeding support across several sectors: businesses, employers, hospitals, child care providers and peer support.

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“Community” may be defined as a city or county.

Get more information here:

      CSB Criteria Guidelines (6.6.2016)

       CSB application (4.20.2016)

      Technical Assistance for Communities Supporting Breastfeeding (6.6.2016)

      Want to know what your community involvement looks like?  View our spreadsheet summarizing Breastfeeding Support by Kansas County, a detailed database of information regarding breastfeeding support and breastfeeding rates by county.

 Questions may be directed to Brenda Bandy at