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7. Ensure healthy eating for pregnant women and breastfeeding support for new mothers and babies
Increase the number of public work sites informed of and observing Montana public employer breastfeeding policy

2010 Baseline

Unknown # of public worksites informed and observing public employer breastfeeding policy. 

Progress Made

Information added to Montana State Breastfeeding Coalition webpage. Montana breastfeeding laws and complaint informational hand-out developed and distributed. Initial outreach to 5 public employers to assist in setting up a workplace pumping room.

2017 Benchmark

50% of public worksites informed and observing public employer breastfeeding policy.

 

Action Steps:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Work with employers to implement policies supportive of breastfeeding.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Implement process to track how many worksites are in compliance with breastfeeding

              policy.

 

Best Practices:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Successful partnership with Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Development and dissemination of the "Breastfeeding Works!" toolkit.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Individual outreach to employers. 

 

Contact:

     arrow-right-c  Mandi Zanto - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Program Manager, Nutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA)

     arrow-right-c  Terry Miller - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           Senior Breastfeeding Consultant, Nutrition and Physical Activity (NAPA)

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