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The KBC congratulates:

  • Salina Regional Health Center, the newest Baby-Friendly Hospital in Kansas! This brings the number of Baby-Friendly hospitals in Kansas to seven.
  • AdventHealth Ottawa Pediatricsa four-star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation by the Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Little Blessings Childcare in Salina, a “Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider” recognized by Child Care Aware of Kansas. 
  • Ford County, the newest “Community Supporting Breastfeeding”! Over 80% of babies are born in one of the 28 CSB communities in Kansas.  
  • The following employers who received the KBC’s “Breastfeeding Employee Support Award”:
    • Signal Theory in Wichita (Gold)
    • Nemaha County Community Health Services (Gold)
    • K-State Center for Child Development (Gold)
    • Bloom Pediatrics & Lactation, Kansas City (Gold)
    • City of Dodge City (Bronze)
    • Dodge City Public Library (Bronze)