2018 Breastfeeding Coalition of the Year Award Winners

Here are the 2018 coalition award winners from our annual summit in Marshfield.  Congratulations and thank you for all the amazing work you are doing in your counties for breastfeeding!

Highlights of activities for both coalition include;

For the Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition:

  • A 3 year Strategic Plan
  • Facebook Support Group of >450 members
  • Global Big Latch on Event, 4 years
  • Fundraising Activities
  • Breastfeeding Friendly Daycare Trainings
  • Breastfeeding Friendly  Business Training


Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition

For Portage County Breastfeeding Coalition:

  • Breastfeeding Friendly Daycare Trainings
  • Breastfeeding Friendly  Business Trainings
  • Global Latch On Events
  • Support to St. Michaels Hospital for Baby Friendly

Portage County Breastfeeding Coalition


2016 Local Coalition Awards Program

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Silver Level:

  • Manitowoc County Breastfeeding Coalition


Gold Level:

  • Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin
  • Ho-Chunk Nation Breastfeeding Coalition
  • Northwestern Wisconsin Breastfeeding Network
  • Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition


The focus areas for the 2016 awards were:Award images

  • Maternity Care Practices that Support Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Disparities (e.g., race/ethnicity, socioeconomics, geography, etc.)


 Awards were announced at the 2016 WBC Annual Summit on September 23.   2016 Awards Program description

2015 Awards

The Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition was the 2015 Coalition of the Year! WBC recognized the coalition at the 2015 Annual Summit to celebrate their growth in infrastructure and their commitment to capacity building and local partnerships. Congratulations!

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