Breastfeeding Friendly Designation!

ALL MFCS HS/EHS Centers have been designated as Breastfeeding Friendly!

We are proud to announce that all of the MFCS HS/EHS centers have been designated as breastfeeding friendly according to the guidelines set forth by the FLDOH and the Florida Breastfeeding Association!

In order to qualify as a facility that is Breastfeeding Friendly a facility must:

  • Provide an atmosphere that welcomes and promotes breastfeeding as a normal method of feeding infants

  • Help mothers continue to breastfeed when they return to work or school

  • Make breastfeeding resources available to parents

  • Feed infants on cue and coordinates feeding times with parent's schedule

  • Train staff so they are able to support breastfeeding parents

  • Have a written breastfeeding policy