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Breastfeeding Management


NOCAC Head Start provides education and support to encourage breastfeeding and proper storage/handling of breast milk for families and staff.


  1. Enrolled Families
    1. 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.
    2. NOCAC Head Start will provide an atmosphere that welcomes breastfeeding families.
    3. NOCAC Head Start will provide breastfeeding mothers a private space other than a bathroom to breastfeed their babies or express milk.
    4. To support breastfeeding the parent shall complete the CACFP Infant-Parent Preference Letter.
  2. NOCAC Staff
    1. See NOCAC Personnel Policy and Procedure 5.08

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:    
Other Sources:    


Effective Date:   8/7/17 Reviewed Date:   6/8/22
Approved By Policy Council:   8/7/17 Revision Approved By Policy Council:    
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