Maternal and Child Health in Windham County

While the role of the Maternal Child Health Coordinator in our region has evolved since it was established in 1935, the underlying goal has remained constant: we work diligently to improve and support the health, safety, and wellbeing of mothers and children. We are able to achieve this through community assessment, sharing best practices, and facilitating systems change to improve the health outcomes of mothers, infants and children.

We strive to build collaborative relationships with key organizations in our community. We also partner with local health care providers, informing and updating them with key public health messaging on maternal and child health. Within this network, we coordinate and integrate available resources which best suit the needs of individuals within our population. To do this we:

Breastfeeding Friendly Employers     

Our local health office also supports breastfeeding in the community by collaborating with workplaces to make them more accessible to breastfeeding moms. World Breastfeeding Week 2015 provided us an opportunity to recognize and thank local businesses for their support and encourage new businesses to become breastfeeding-friendly employers as well.

If you are interested in becoming a  Breastfeeding Friendly Employer, contact Cindy at 802-251-2139.

Breastfeeding Friendly Employers by County

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Deb, Public Health Nurse
802-251-2102