Communities Supporting Breastfeeding
Congratulations to the following communities that have received the “Communities Supporting Breastfeeding” designation:
- African-American community of Wyandotte County
- Coffey County
- El Dorado
- Ford County – NEW!
- Franklin County
- Garden City
- Geary County
- Great Bend
- Gove County
- Harvey County
- Johnson County
- Leavenworth County
- Mitchell County
- Neosho County
- Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
- Shawnee County
- Thomas County
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.
“Community” may be defined as a city or county.
Get more information here:
CSB Criteria Guidelines (7.1.2017)
CSB application (7.1.2017)
CSB program featured in:
- NACCHO Exchange, Breastfeeding Issue, pages 18-20 (2018)
- Innovation Station, AMCHP database (funding for replication outside of KS)
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.
Food Pantries – Guidelines for Breastfeeding Friendly Food Pantries
Outside of Kansas? Program materials and implementation assistance are available for a fee. Contact Brenda Bandy at email@example.com for more information.