Breastfeeding Friendly

Across Minnesota, maternity centers, workplaces and health departments are being recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly.


Click on an icon below to see those recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly.


Learn how to apply for the Breastfeeding Friendly designation:

Maternity Center icon Maternity Centers

Essentia Health, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Birthing Center, Brainerd

Fairview Northland Medical Center, Princeton

HealthEast Hospitals

  • St. John’s Hospital, Maplewood
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul
  • Woodwinds Health Campus, Woodbury

Hennepin County Medical Center, The Birth Center, Minneapolis

Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Women’s Special Care Unit, Austin

Regions Hospital Birth Center, St. Paul

University of Minnesota Health, The Birthplace, Minneapolis

Employer icon Workplaces

Anoka County

Carlton County

CentraCare Health, Monticello

CentraCare Health St. Cloud Hospital

Cummins Power Generation

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center

Dakota County

Essentia Health, St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd

Guild, Inc.

Hastings Public Schools

Kanabec County

Lakewood Health System

Marvin Windows, Warroad

Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake

St. Louis County

County icon Health Departments

Dakota County

Freeborn County



Updated Monday, May 16, 2016 at 01:06PM