• 01.09.2023

    DC/Maryland Breastfeeding-Friendly Awards are back for 2023!!

    The DC and Maryland Breastfeeding are seeking nominations of Workplaces, Childcare Providers and Healthcare Providers who play critical roles in supporting breastfeeding.

    Since 2010, close to 150 Breastfeeding-Friendly Awards have been granted. Our Workplace Award recognizes businesses who have demonstrated support for breastfeeding through a conducive office environment. Our Healthcare Professional Awards, which began in 2014, recognizes demonstrated support for breastfeeding in the office, along with education of fellow healthcare professionals, office staff and families. Lastly, our Childcare Provider Award, launched in 2021, acknowledges the critical role daycare providers play in supporting breastfeeding. The full press release can be viewed HERE. Previous awardees can be viewed at HERE.

    • To nominate your Business for a Workplace Award click HERE
    • To nominate your Childcare Provider click HERE
    • To nominate your Healthcare Provider Office click HERE

    • Nomination deadline is February 28, 2023.
    • Our Hybrid In-Person/Virtual Awards Ceremony will take place in April 2023

    Questions? Please email media@mdbfc.org or jnash@dcbfc.org

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