Congratulations to the businesses who have taken the Breastfeeding Welcome Here pledge:
Aunties Place, Cafe Hon, CCI WIC, Charles County Department of Health WIC, Choptank Transport Inc., Community Mediation of St. Mary's County, Crazy for Ewe Yarns, Ev and Maddy’s Cafe, Evolution Oral Surgery, LLC, Heartlove Photography, Highland Town Healthy Living Center, International Rescue Committee, Julie Clark IBLCE, Marigold, Ms. V's Busy Bees Daycare, Metropolitan Breastfeeding, Nation Wide, Olive Garden, Ourisman of Rockville, Pathways 4 Mental Health, Queen Anne's County Department of Health (Upper Shore WIC), Rooftop Hot Local & Organic Market, Silver Queen Cafe, Simmons Contracting, Simply Laura Photography, Toy Kingdom, Watchful Eye Daycare


Free Breastfeeding Webinars
These webinars are designed mainly for physicians and other healthcare providers. The Maryland Hospital Breastfeeding Policy Committee is offering six free webinars about breastfeeding-related topics in September and October. Each of these educational opportunities will feature a different topic and will be provided by expert physicians in the field. Continuing medical education credits will be offered at no charge. All medical practitioners are welcome. These training sessions will help fulfill the Baby Friendly and Maryland Hospital Breastfeeding Policy Recommendations. For more information, click here.
Nominations open for 7th Annual Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Awards and 3rd Annual Healthcare Provider Awards
The Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition (MBC) once again wishes to recognize work sites within Maryland, who are committed to promoting and protecting their female employees’ rights to provide human milk to their infants as long as they may choose. Sixty-five businesses have been honored with this award since 2010. The MBC will also be recognizing Healthcare Provider offices (OB, Pediatric and Family Practice) that promote and support breastfeeding through the combination of a conducive office environment and education of healthcare professionals, office staff and families. Deadline is September 30th. It only takes a few minutes to complete! Please see and share our press release and nomination forms for the Workplace Awards and Healthcare Provider Offices Awards.