Image Source: United States Breastfeeding Committee In Person: “Becoming a Mom” is an incentive-based program consisting of six two-hour sessions designed to promote healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. One of the sessions covers breastfeeding. Find a Becoming a Mom class near you HERE. FREE live, online classes (English & Spanish) from Ready, Set, Baby 75-90 […]
Communities Supporting Breastfeeding The Community Supporting Breastfeeding designation recognizes communities who support breastfeeding families where there live, work, and play, using existing breastfeeding programs to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding for infants at six months of age. The foundational Community Supporting Breastfeeding (CSB) designation recognizes communities who support breastfeeding through local coalitions, peer support, hospitals, […]
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 complying with the relevant regulations. We are also here to help mothers balance working and breastfeeding. Visit the Kansas Business Case for Breastfeeding for more information.
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 a welcoming environment where breastfeeding mothers are able to sit anywhere and enjoy a welcoming attitude from staff, management and other patrons while breastfeeding.
A NEW child care provider education class “How to Support Breastfeeding Mothers & Families” is now available.