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With a goal of supporting breastfeeding families throughout Kansas, seven local breastfeeding coalitions received funding totaling over $10,000 from the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) Mini-Grant Initiative.

 The following local breastfeeding coalition projects received funding from the KBC:

  • Black Breastfeeding Coalition of Topeka – Train local child care providers in how to support the breastfeeding family
  • Community Breastfeeding Coalition of Finney County – Assist the local health department to achieve the “Breastfeeding Friendly Local Health Department” designation
  • Ford County Breastfeeding Coalition – Assist Ford County to achieve the “Community Supporting Breastfeeding Plus” designation
  • Lactancia Latina of Southwest Kansas – Billboard promoting workers’ rights to lactation accommodations in the workplace
  • Saline County Breastfeeding Coalition – Increase access to skilled lactation support providers
  • Smith County Breastfeeding Coalition – Open a walk-in breastfeeding “boutique” with breastfeeding supplies
  • Wichita Area Breastfeeding Coalition – Assist a local large employer to achieve the Gold “Breastfeeding Employee Support Award”

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