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December 2020

Child Care:

  • Working with community colleges to include the KBC’s 2-hour course “How to Support the Breastfeeding Mother & Family” into Early Childhood Education classes
  • Presented to Child Care Aware of KS new Child Care Health Consultants – introduced the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider toolkit, emergency preparedness tips for the breastfed infant and how to support breastfeeding during COVID


In November, the Section discussed trying to develop a handout on proper formula feeding for parents unable to breastfeed. We also discussed adding options on there for breast care for those parents. And we discussed COVID. 😊 or maybe it should be ☹.

Local Breastfeeding Coalitions:

Our last meeting was on Thursday November 12th! It was our best-attended Section meeting!

We shared highlights from the KBC conference and then Greg Meissen from the Kansas Leadership Center talked about the Lifecycle of a Coalition.  Finally, we announced the search for a new Section Chair but …Next meeting will be Thursday January 14th 2021 from 12p to 1pm.  We will learn from a panel of doulas how they support breastfeeding.

Public Health: No update