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Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! A Mother’s Guide

Resource type
Technical Assistance & Guidance
Please Note

As of April 2024, this resource was slightly revised to reflect current CACFP policy related to breastmilk storage guidelines. More information about this policy can be found at Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Q&As (Revised September 2023).


Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! A Mother's Guide

The Mother’s Guide shares information on where and how mothers can find support when getting ready to breastfeed, as well as after the baby arrives. A sample handout that families can use to share information with their child care provider about their baby’s usual eating habits is also included within the guide.


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and select "save link as."

Ordering: Print copies* of the guide are available in English. Child nutrition program operators may request printed copies of this resource, while supplies last. 

*The original version of this publication is available in print, which includes different breastmilk storage guidelines for child care sites.

Page updated: April 04, 2024