The Michigan Breastfeeding Network and the Kent County Breastfeeding Task Force received funding to award mini-grants to organizations to help in facilitating lactation programs in community businesses and agencies. Use the Business Case for Breastfeeding materials, projects included:

  • Outreach to businesses
  • Implementation of lactation support programs for employees
  • Establishing workplace lactation rooms
  • Training for employers and employees
  • Training for child care providers to better support breastfeeding employees, breastfed children and their mothers
  • Recognition of breastfeeding-friendly employers and businesses


Receipients of Michigan Breastfeeding Network's Business Case for Breastfeeding Mini-Greants

  • Monroe County Breastfeeding Collaborative
  • Washtenaw County Breastfeeding Coalition
  • Barbara Robertson/The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor