CJFHC Awarded $114,000 Grant to Develop Statewide Breastfeeding Strategic Plan

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 29, 2019

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) has awarded the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium (CJFHC) $114,000 to partner with the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition (NJBC) to develop a statewide Breastfeeding Strategic Plan for New Jersey.

The plan will serve as a blueprint to coordinate government efforts and mobilize diverse stakeholders and to prioritize actions to improve the state's breastfeeding rates.  Priorities include increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration and increaseing statewide lactation support.

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