Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care
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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care

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 training session.
  • Complete the post-assessment and conduct an on-site review with CHP staff to establish that 6 criteria were met.

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Child Health Promotion (CHP) Program

Main: 303-413-7500
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