Breastfeeding Education

Training staff so they know age appropriate infant feeding practices as well as how to promote and support breast feeding activities.

 

Best Practices

Select the best practice to find resources that can help you reach that best practice.

 

“Always make sufficient refrigerator/freezer space available for mothers to store expressed milk.”

 

Breastfeeding Essentials Webpage

Summary: This site has many resources for breastfeeding including tips for mothers, child care professionals, and communities.    
Source:  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment  
Access:  https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/breastfeeding

 
The Nemours Foundation Website

Summary:  Click on the Support Breastfeeding Circle to get information about how to support breast feeding in a day care setting as well as tips for setting up a breastfeeding area.
Source:  The Nemours Foundation
Access:  https://healthykidshealthyfuture.org/

 
Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Manuals

Summary:  This manual provides the best practice recommendations for each question on the self-assessment. The manuals also include the rationale behind each recommendation, challenges to implementing recommendations, and tips for changing current practice.
Source:  Michigan Healthy Child Care
Access:  http://mihealthtools.org/childcare/resources.asp

 

Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers Resource Kit

Summary: A resource kit to promote breastfeeding in child care centers.
Source:  Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services
Access:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p0/p00022.pdf

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“Provide training to caregivers on age-appropriate infant feeding practices, including safe handling and storage of human milk, at least once per year.”


Breastfeeding Essentials Webpage

Summary: This site has many resources for breastfeeding including tips for mothers, child care professionals, and communities.    
Source:  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment  
Access:  https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/breastfeeding

 
The Nemours Foundation Website

Summary:  Click on the Support Breastfeeding Circle to get information about how to support breast feeding in a day care setting as well as tips for setting up a breastfeeding area.
Source:  The Nemours Foundation
Access:  https://healthykidshealthyfuture.org/


Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Manuals

Summary:  This manual provides the best practice recommendations for each question on the self-assessment. The manuals also include the rationale behind each recommendation, challenges to implementing recommendations, and tips for changing current practice.
Source:  Michigan Healthy Child Care
Access:  http://mihealthtools.org/childcare/resources.asp

 

Proper Handling and Storage of Human Milk

Summary:  This webpage includes safe preparation and storage techniques for nursing mothers and caretakers of breastfed infants and children. This will help mothers maintain the high quality of expressed breast milk and the health of the baby.
Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Access:  http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/recommendations/handling_breastmilk.htm

 

Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers Resource Kit

Summary: A resource kit to promote breastfeeding in child care centers.
Source:  Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services
Access:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p0/p00022.pdf


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“Provide training to caregivers on promoting and supporting breastfeeding, including exclusive breastfeeding, 2 or more times per year.”
 

Breastfeeding Essentials Webpage

Summary: This site has many resources for breastfeeding including tips for mothers, child care professionals, and communities.    
Source:  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment  
Access:  https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/breastfeeding

 
The Nemours Foundation Website

Summary:  Click on the Support Breastfeeding Circle to get information about how to support breast feeding in a day care setting as well as tips for setting up a breastfeeding area.
Source:  The Nemours Foundation
Access:  https://healthykidshealthyfuture.org/

 
Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Manuals

Summary:  This manual provides the best practice recommendations for each question on the self-assessment. The manuals also include the rationale behind each recommendation, challenges to implementing recommendations, and tips for changing current practice.
Source:  Michigan Healthy Child Care
Access:  http://mihealthtools.org/childcare/resources.asp

 

Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers Resource Kit

Summary: A resource kit to promote breastfeeding in child care centers.
Source:  Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services
Access:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p0/p00022.pdf

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“Provide written guidelines to breastfeeding families on how to proper label and store human milk for use in the child care facility.”


Breastfeeding Essentials Webpage

Summary: This site has many resources for breastfeeding including tips for mothers, child care professionals, and communities.    
Source:  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment  
Access:  https://www.colorado.gov/cdphe/breastfeeding

 
The Nemours Foundation Website

Summary:  Click on the Support Breastfeeding Circle to get information about how to support breast feeding in a day care setting as well as tips for setting up a breastfeeding area.
Source:  The Nemours Foundation
Access:  https://healthykidshealthyfuture.org/

 
Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Manuals

Summary:  This manual provides the best practice recommendations for each question on the self-assessment. The manuals also include the rationale behind each recommendation, challenges to implementing recommendations, and tips for changing current practice.
Source:  Michigan Healthy Child Care
Access:  http://mihealthtools.org/childcare/resources.asp

 
Proper Handling and Storage of Human Milk

Summary:  This webpage includes safe preparation and storage techniques for nursing mothers and caretakers of breastfed infants and children. This will help mothers maintain the high quality of expressed breast milk and the health of the baby.
Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Access:  http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/recommendations/handling_breastmilk.htm

 

Ten Steps to Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers Resource Kit

Summary: A resource kit to promote breastfeeding in child care centers.
Source:  Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services
Access:  https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p0/p00022.pdf

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