Maternal and Child Health

State Health Agency Breastfeeding Promotion and Support

Public health agencies are a key partner in increasing breastfeeding rates. They play a role in improving breastfeeding in the workplace, hospitals, and the community. ASTHO is supporting state health agencies and other partners in their state to enhance breastfeeding efforts.

State Initiatives to Improve Breastfeeding Promotion and Support

This clickable map contains descriptions of ASTHO-supported state activities to improve breastfeeding and highlights of their work. See map »

State Breastfeeding Initiatives Map

Learning Community to Improve State Health Agency Capacity for Breastfeeding Promotion and Support

ASTHO, with CDC's support, is working with 18 state health agencies and the District of Columbia to increase breastfeeding through a virtual learning community. Learn more »