Breastfeeding: What's happening in Minnesota

Minnesotans are working together to make sure mothers are supported and newborns are healthy. Read some examples below to learn more.

Willmar employer recognized for its support of breastfeeding mothers

mother bonding with childMore employers across Minnesota are recognizing the business benefits of supporting breastfeeding mothers who are returning to work. Bethesda Health and Housing was honored for its support of breastfeeding mothers and their babies with the Kandiyohi County Breastfeeding Friendly Business Award. Learn more.

New lactation room supports breastfeeding moms, helps babies get a healthy start

baby relaxing in bedWith support and funding from the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership and Partners in Healthy Living, Kanabec County Public Health Service Building in Mora now has a place that provides a room for moms who are breastfeeding. Learn more.

Baby Café is a place for newborns to start life right

Moms who have questions about breastfeeding have a new place in Buffalo to turn for help and support. Guidance is available at the new Baby Café, which was started with support from Buffalo Hospital, Wright County Public Health and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership. Learn more.


Updated Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 11:34AM