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Home Visits (Professionals Other than Lactation Consultants or Peer Counselors)

Approach: Provide training and coaching to MIECHV home visiting staff to promote breastfeeding best practices

NPM: 4 - Breastfeeding

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Mother/family (through home visitors, community health workers, and health care providers)

Lactation Consultants

Approach: Maintain a 24-hour breastfeeding hotline staffed by a bilingual certified lactation consultant

NPM: 4 - Breastfeeding

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Mother/family (through home visitors, community health workers, and health care providers)

Peer Counselors

Approach: Utilize breastfeeding peer counselors through WIC programs

NPM: 4 - Breastfeeding

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Mother/family (through home visitors, community health workers, and health care providers)

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.