August: Breastfeeding Awareness Month And A New Resource At!

The Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch (CCCPH), Division of Public Health is excited to announce the official launch of, a new,  equity focused website designed to provide comprehensive information and resources to support breastfeeding mothers, fathers, and their families across North Carolina.

Breastfeeding is a crucial aspect of maternal and child health, offering numerous benefits for infants and mothers alike. With the launch of, our aim is to create a user-friendly platform that empowers and educates mothers, fathers, families, and healthcare professionals on the importance of breastfeeding and the resources available to facilitate successful breastfeeding journeys.

The website offers a wealth of valuable features and resources. Visitors will find evidence-based educational content covering a wide range of breastfeeding topics, including benefits, techniques, common challenges, and overcoming barriers. We have also made sure to include information specifically tailored for fathers, highlighting the significance of their involvement in breastfeeding and providing guidance on how they can support their partners throughout the breastfeeding process.

Additionally, features a comprehensive directory of breastfeeding support services and lactation consultants throughout North Carolina. This local support directory allows users to easily find nearby support groups, clinics, and professionals to access the assistance they need. We have also provided downloadable guides, brochures, and infographics that offer practical information and tips to expand knowledge and understanding of breastfeeding.

We invite you to explore the newly launched We believe that your support and collaboration are essential in promoting the importance of breastfeeding and ensuring that families have access to the resources they need.

In addition, we have put together a toolkit to support the promotion of the new site and support for families.

  • The Resource Toolkit has a summary of important resources available on the site. Please feel free to download and print or share as needed.
  • The Media Toolkit has ready-made images and copy points for newsletters, blog posts, or text messages to make it easy for you to cut and paste. Please share it widely!


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