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Prenatal Breastfeeding Class for Parents

Image Source: United States Breastfeeding Committee Prenatal Breastfeeding Class for Parents The Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, in partnership with Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Family Health (Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Program) has created...

Communities Supporting Breastfeeding

Communities Supporting Breastfeeding Congratulations to the following communities that have received the “Communities Supporting Breastfeeding” designation: Abilene Coffee County El Dorado  – NEW! Emporia Garden City Geary County Great Bend Gove County Hays Hutchinson Lawrence Leavenworth County Liberal Salina...

Business Case for Breastfeeding

We are committed to assisting employers to support their breastfeeding employees. Please contact us if you are an employer who would like free assistance with drafting a short policy, setting up a lactation room, or just have questions about...

Breastfeeding Welcome Here

In Kansas, 80% of mothers initiate breastfeeding. These mothers are more likely to patronize businesses where they feel comfortable. Breastfeeding moms need all the support they can get. By taking the “Breastfeeding Welcome Here” pledge businesses agree to provide...

Building Local Breastfeeding Coaltions

The “Building Local Breastfeeding Coalitions” project’s goal is to increase the number of local breastfeeding coalitions in Kansas as well as to strengthen existing breastfeeding coalitions, through access to information, support and resources. Community advocates learn how...

Continuity of Care

Continuity of Care Congratulations to Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas’ first hospital designated as “Baby-Friendly.” Wesley Medical Center was awarded a Best Fed Beginnings grant to help improve maternity care and increase the number of Baby-Friendly hospitals in the...