From 2006-2020, the CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and the USBC co-hosted this series to bring together breastfeeding coalitions to share best practices and news and to network and collaborate on issues of national significance.
Building a Breastfeeding Support Program within the Ho-Chunk Nation Community
Allie Isaacson & Shawn Meyer, Ho-Chunk Nation Breastfeeding Coalition
During this session, Allie Isaacson and Shawn Meyer will share their experience building a breastfeeding support program within a tribal health setting and community. Discussion will include completing a community assessment of lactation services, finding a local champion, policy changes and setting up lactation rooms at tribal community buildings and gaming sites. System changes that support breastfeeding and activities to promote breastfeeding within the community will be presented.