Breastfeeding-Friendly San Diego Childcare Award Nominations 2019-06-10T23:26:13-07:00

Nominate a Childcare Provider for the 2019 Breastfeeding-Friendly San Diego Childcare Awards presented by the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Each year the SDCBC calls for nominations for Childcare Providers, both in-home and center-based, who have implemented the 5 Building Blocks to Success that demonstrate best practices of breastfeeding support in the childcare industry.

Each nominee should be able to demonstrate they have:

  1. Created a breastfeeding-friendly environment,
  2. Provided employee training to support breastfeeding,
  3. Implemented proper storage, handling, and feeding of breastmilk,
  4. Adopted written policies or procedures supporting breastfeeding families and employees, *
  5. Offered breastfeeding resources for families and employees. *

*Center-based childcare sites should be able to provide written policy/procedures for lactation accommodations for breastfeeding employees.

Nominations are accepted through July 4, 2019. Awardees are announced during World Breastfeeding Week in August, featured prominently on our social media channels, e-newsletter and website, and are recognized at the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition’s Annual Liquid Gold Gala on Saturday, September 14 th at Southwestern Yacht Club.