Breastfeeding

Andrew County recognized as model program for their exemplary support of breastfeeding mothers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Andrew County, Missouri, with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Loving Support Award of Excellence for exemplary efforts in supporting breastfeeding WIC mothers. These awards were part of USDA’s National WIC Breastfeeding Week, celebrated August 1-7. Breastfeeding provides countless benefits to both babies and […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center officially opens for services on July 6th

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center will officially open for services on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 1433 Lulu Street in Trenton, Missouri. Life Options Green Hills is a pregnancy medical center that will serve clients throughout the Green Hills area. As a pregnancy medical center, Life Options will meet the needs of individuals, […]

Breastfeeding

Livingston County Health Center to host “Breastfeeding Baby Shower”

Livingston County Health Center is hosting a Breastfeeding Baby Shower for expectant and breastfeeding Moms Tuesday, August 13th at Celebrations at Jerseys from 5:30-7 p.m. The event will include a light supper, a few speakers, vendor booths, information about the benefits of breastfeeding and prize giveaways. Each Mom can bring one adult guest and will […]

Loving Support

Livingston County Health Center wins coveted award from USDA

The Livingston County Health Center’s Women, Infants, and Children Program have received a Loving Support Award of Excellence from the United States Department of Agriculture. The award program was established to recognize agencies that provide exemplary breastfeeding promotion and support services. Only agencies that operated a peer counseling program for at least one year and […]

Breastfeeding

Grins and Giggles Daycare in Chillicothe becomes Missouri breastfeeding friendly child care facility.

Grins and Giggles Daycare today joined a growing number of Missouri early care facilities becoming a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care facility. A breastfeeding-friendly child care proactively supports the families they serve and their employees who choose to breastfeed their infants. They provide time, space and other benefits to encourage breastfeeding after a mom returns […]