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DPH Offers Guidance And Resources On How To Navigate The Infant Formula Supply Shortage

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing guidance to families struggling to find formula due to a shortage caused by a supply chain issues, including avoiding taking certain measures that could be harmful to their infant’s health.




Delaware WIC Relocates to La Red Health Center in Georgetown

To better meet the needs of its clients, and those of Georgetown residents in general, the Delaware Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program has relocated to La Red Health Center located at 21444 Carmean Way in Georgetown.




Supporting and Celebrating Breastfeeding Mothers Focus of August 3 Conference in Dover

Registration is now open for the DPH WIC Program’s 2017 WIC World Breastfeeding Celebration Aug. 3, 2017. The theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”




Delaware Ranks Second in CDC’s Breastfeeding Survey of Maternity Hospitals

Delaware maternity hospitals have much to be proud of including a new ranking for their support of breastfeeding mothers. Delaware ranks second the country in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2015 national survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). Delaware received its highest score in the history of the mPINC survey, a 90, tying with New Hampshire. Rhode Island received the nation’s high score of 96. Delaware’s score is up from 86 in 2013 and 63 in 2007. All eligible Delaware hospitals participated in the survey, which measures infant feeding care practices, policies, and staffing expectations in place at hospitals that provide maternity services.




Event to promote breastfeeding, All Delaware hospitals discontinue formula gift bags to new mothers

Press conference announcing that all Delaware hospitals have discontinued the decades-old tradition of providing formula gift bags to new mothers.







 Pages Tagged With: "breastfeeding"

DPH Offers Guidance And Resources On How To Navigate The Infant Formula Supply Shortage

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing guidance to families struggling to find formula due to a shortage caused by a supply chain issues, including avoiding taking certain measures that could be harmful to their infant’s health.




Delaware WIC Relocates to La Red Health Center in Georgetown

To better meet the needs of its clients, and those of Georgetown residents in general, the Delaware Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program has relocated to La Red Health Center located at 21444 Carmean Way in Georgetown.




Supporting and Celebrating Breastfeeding Mothers Focus of August 3 Conference in Dover

Registration is now open for the DPH WIC Program’s 2017 WIC World Breastfeeding Celebration Aug. 3, 2017. The theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”




Delaware Ranks Second in CDC’s Breastfeeding Survey of Maternity Hospitals

Delaware maternity hospitals have much to be proud of including a new ranking for their support of breastfeeding mothers. Delaware ranks second the country in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2015 national survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). Delaware received its highest score in the history of the mPINC survey, a 90, tying with New Hampshire. Rhode Island received the nation’s high score of 96. Delaware’s score is up from 86 in 2013 and 63 in 2007. All eligible Delaware hospitals participated in the survey, which measures infant feeding care practices, policies, and staffing expectations in place at hospitals that provide maternity services.




Event to promote breastfeeding, All Delaware hospitals discontinue formula gift bags to new mothers

Press conference announcing that all Delaware hospitals have discontinued the decades-old tradition of providing formula gift bags to new mothers.