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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 (7.1.2017)

      CSB application (7.1.2017)

      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 bbandy@ksbreastfeeding.org