Child care providers can make a big difference in helping a new mother continue to breastfeed when she returns to work. Being breastfeeding-friendly can increase the length of time babies are breastfed, leading to healthier outcomes for baby and mom.
Become a Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Training
This training covers breastfeeding benefits and up-to-date recommendations for feeding infants. Learn how you can improve breastfeeding support at your child care center.
Find a Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Provider
See a list of local Breastfeeding Friendly Organizations in Boulder County facilities.
Use this guidance to find a breastfeeding friendly child care provider.
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Programs in Boulder County
We are recognizing and promoting child care centers that have made breastfeeding support a priority. To receive the Breastfeeding Friendly designation, centers must:
- Meet all 6 criteria
- Meet with Child Health Promotion (CHP) program staff to complete a pre-assessment and develop an action plan based on the assessment results.
- Attend one (1) three-hour training session.
- Complete the post-assessment and conduct an on-site review with CHP staff to establish that 10 criteria were met.