NOCAC Head Start provides education and support to encourage breastfeeding and proper storage/handling of breast milk for families and staff.
- Enrolled Families
- Breastfeeding provides the healthiest start for babies, providing ideal nutrition and a multitude of health benefits for both the infant and the mother, it is important for NOCAC Head Start Staff to support and encourage breastfeeding.
- NOCAC Head Start will provide an atmosphere that welcomes breastfeeding families.
- NOCAC Head Start will provide breastfeeding mothers a private space other than a bathroom to breastfeed their babies or express milk.
- To support breastfeeding the parent shall complete the CACFP Infant-Parent Preference Letter.
- NOCAC Staff
Forms and Additional Guidance:
This policy complies with the following
|Head Start Program Performance Standard:||1302.46|
|ODJFS Child Care Manual:|
|CACFP Regulation:||USDA & CACFP|
|Caring for Our Children:|
|Effective Date:||8/7/17||Reviewed Date:||6/8/22|
|Approved By Policy Council:||8/7/17||Revision Approved By Policy Council:|