Our mission is to increase local efforts in improving infant health by making
breastfeeding the societal norm in Washtenaw County.
Goal 1: Advocate for work place breastfeeding support:
Annual Recognition of Breastfeeding Friendly Businesses since 2008
Goal 2: Make Washtenaw County a breastfeeding friendly environment where women are encouraged and supported in their efforts to breastfeed.
Initiative 1: Care for Moms- An Ice cream Social event (Annual event)
Increase our ability to provide breastfeeding information and support in the prenatal period for at risk pregnant women and their families.
Increase access to breastfeeding support services in the prenatal period for at risk pregnant women and their families.
Increased breastfeeding initiation and duration rates for at risk pregnant women.
Create breast feeding as the societal norm
Initiative 1: Care for Mom
Initiative 2: Washtenaw County Breastfeeding Friendly Policy (New)