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The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) has been busy training practices across the state to become “Breastfeeding Friendly”. Participating practices or clinics receive on-site education with free CME and a tool kit that includes a window cling, parent handouts, poster, and a flash drive with electronic resources.

The following sites have earned their Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation:

5 Stars

  • Children’s Mercy West Clinic
  • HMG Pediatric Clinic, Hays
  • Children’s Mercy, Pediatric Care Specialists

4 Stars

  • Pediatric Partners, PA, Overland Park
  • Heartland Primary Care, Lenexa
  • Morris and Hill Medical Clinic, Fredonia
  • Ashley Clinic, Chanute
  • KU Family Medicine Clinic, Kansas City
  • KU Pediatrics, Kansas City
  • KU Wichita Pediatrics, Wichita
  • Prairie Star Health Center, Hutchinson
  • O’Shea Memorial Clinic, Jetmore
  • Medical Heights Clinic, Dodge City

Sites who have participated in the on-site training and are working on their designation:

  • Hutchinson Clinic Pediatrics, Hutchinson
  • Prairie Band Potawatomi Health Center
  • Sunflower OBGYN, Winfield
  • Cottonwood Pediatrics, Newton
  • GraceMed, Wichita

For more information on the Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation, contact Mel Hudelson at mel.hudelson@kansasaap.org