Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care - Minnesota Department of Health

Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care

Apply to be Recognized as Breastfeeding Friendly

The Minnesota Department of Health recognizes family child care homes and child care centers that have taken steps to become breastfeeding friendly. We’ve provided these tools to help get you started on the path toward recognition:

How to apply

Applications are available here:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The breastfeeding friendly designation is valid for three years; you need to reapply after your designation expires.

Child care programs that satisfy all the steps to become breastfeeding friendly will receive:

  • A certificate to display
  • Window clings identifying your program as breastfeeding friendly
  • Posters of breastfeeding moms and babies
  • Recognition on the MDH website


Email questions about the recognition program or application process to

Updated Wednesday, 31-Jul-2019 15:52:19 CDT