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Mission Statement: Foster a network of breastfeeding support through empowerment and education to improve the health and wellbeing of the community.

 Vision Statement: There are no barriers to breastfeeding in our community.

 Current and Past Projects:

      Past:

      • Strengthened breastfeeding communication and collaboration between local health care providers and programs.
      • Breastfeeding Educational Series titled Breastfeeding: The Wide Range of Normal
      • Community Breast Pump program
      • Business Case for Breastfeeding
      • Breastfeeding Welcome Here Campaign
      • Annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebrations

       Current:

      • Working towards Communities Supporting Breastfeeding designation
      • Completing High Five for Mom and Baby program

 

Contact Information:

      • Address: 1212 West Ash/PO Box 282, Junction City, KS 66441
      • Phone: 785-762-5682 WIC office ask for Anna
      •               785-238-0300 Delivering Change Office ask for Ashley
      • Address: 1212 W. Ash St., Junction City, KS 66441
      • Email:  Anna Moeller (amoeller@gcphd.org), Ashley King (aking@gchks.org) Carissa Horton (chorton2007@gmail.com)

Meeting dates:

November 30th, 2016 at Noon-1pm at the Women’s Center Conference Room at Geary Community Hospital
January 25th, 2017-Geary Community Hospital
March 29th, 2017- Geary Community Hospital
May 31st, 2017- Geary Community Hospital
July 26th, 2017- Geary Community Hospital
September 27th, Geary Community Hospital
November 29th, 2017- Geary Community Hospital

 

Click here for Local Resources for Breastfeeding Families

Partners:

      • Geary County Perinatal Coalition—Delivering Change—Healthy Moms – Healthy Babies: 1310 West Ash Street/ PO Box 3015, Junction City, KS 66441
      • Parents as Teachers
      • Infant Toddler Program
      • Geary Community Hospital and Clinics
      • Flint Hills OB/GYN
      • Geary County WIC
      • Fort Riley WIC
      • Irwin Army Hospital
      • Geary County Health Department
      • Geary Community Hospital Home Medical Equipment
      • Kollhoff Pharmacy
      • La Leche League
      • New Parent Support