Topic: Breastfeeding
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    Improving support for familes and babies

    Helping to support a mother’s choice to breastfeed when safe and viable is a public health priority, so NICHQ works with hospitals, birthing facilities and communities to increase support for mothers who choose to breastfeed.

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Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Toolkit

Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Toolkit

This toolkit provides a strong foundation toward understanding and implementing each of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

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Tracy Erickson
Building Bridges and Tipping Silos

"WIC prenatal education, hospitals and postpartum support have always been like three silos. Now, we're turning those silos on their side to improve continuity of care—from WIC prenatal education to the hospitals and back to WIC again," says Tracy Erickson, RD, LD, IBCLC, WIC breastfeeding coordinator, Texas Department of State Health Services.