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Connecticut Breastfeeding Initiative (CBI)
Developer
Connecticut Department of Public Health. Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition.
Year
2012

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* Designed to promote practices in maternity facilities that support the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding. By providing a state-level support system of training, technical assistance, and financial assistance, the CBI assisted multiple hospitals in progressing down the 4-D Pathway with the intention of becoming Baby-Friendly designated. The cornerstone of the CBI is the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) at the hospital level.

Funding Source
Communities Putting Prevention to Work.
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
Practice-tested
Evidence
  • Evaluated
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.

Review date
Reviewer Initials
JMA