The Coalition is...
Improving the health of residents in South Central Wisconsin by bringing together community members to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. 
2014 Community Breastfeeding Awards
The Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin and Public Health Madison and Dane County are seeking nominations for the 2014 Community Breastfeeding  Awards

These awards will be presented at a ceremony on:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:30 -8pm
Olbrich Gardens
www.olbrich.org

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

The nomination form and instructions are ONLINE (or you can download them here: BF Awards Nomination Form 2014-.docx)

Three or more awards will be given in any of the following categories:

Breastfeeding Friendly Business/Public Place Award
Given to a business/public place that supports breastfeeding mothers by welcoming them and providing a supportive environment in their establishment for women to breastfeed.

Breastfeeding Friendly Employer Award
Given to employers who actively support the efforts of their breastfeeding employees when they return to work after their maternity/adoption leave. (Examples of support include providing flexible breaks; clean, comfortable, and private space; a refrigerator.)

Healthcare Award
Given to individuals or organizations providing healthcare services who make a difference in breastfeeding outcomes by providing support and education for staff and/or families.

Breastfeeding Advocate Award
Given to individuals/groups who work to promote the practice of breastfeeding and/or protect and advocate for the rights of breastfeeding mothers.

Breastfeeding Friendly Daycare Center Award
Given to childcare centers or family daycare centers that support the efforts of breastfeeding mothers whose child is in their care.

Criteria for Nominations:
-Nominees should demonstrate a strong commitment to the promotion, protection and support of the practice of breastfeeding.
-Nominees must live or work in South Central Wisconsin
-BCSCW Board members are not eligible to be nominated
Check out our Breastfeeding Awards Page for a list of previous winners!
A Brief History...
BCSCW began in 1999 as the Madison Breastfeeding Promotion Network and gradually evolved into the Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin.  

We are a nonprofit coalition of health care professionals, businesses, and community members that works collaboratively through action and education to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding.
Serving South Central Wi
Including Dane, Sauk, Columbia, Rock, Dodge, Iowa, Green, Lafayette, Grant, Richland and portions of surrounding counties.




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