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Child Care Facilities

The following resources address breastfeeding support in child care facilities.

USBC issue paper: Breastfeeding and Child Care

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CDC recommendation: Proper Handling and Storage of Human Milk

By following safe preparation and storage techniques, nursing mothers and caretakers of breastfed infants and children can maintain the high quality of expressed breast milk and the health of the baby.

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USDA publication: "Breastfed Babies Welcome Here"

Developed and supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, "Breastfed Babies Welcome Here" promotes breastfeeding in child care settings. This educational and promotional packet offers advice on feeding the breastfed baby, preparing for child care as well as collecting, storing, and handling breast milk.

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