Howard County Health Department received a Gold Award from the DCBFC and MBC. MBC’s Dr. Dana Silver is pictured with County Health Officer, Dr. Peter Beilenson, shown wearing a “Born to Be Breastfed” t-shirt. Howard County Health Department made use of an old shower room, decorating it warmly. They also provide their employees with flexible break time, the ability to work part-time, and resources and support from a lactation consultant, when needed.
We are health professionals, moms, educators, policy-makers, organizations, businesses and others who promote, protect, and support breastfeeding. We have been assisting breastfeeding families and professionals since 2002. The Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition is a member coalition of the United States Breastfeeding Committee.