Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

With support from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Technical Assistance Program (HKHF TAP), Child Care Aware of Kansas (CCAKS) and the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition (KBC) developed the Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Toolkit in 2020 to promote breastfeeding and support Early Care and Education (ECE) programs to facilitate this healthy practice for mothers and babies. The… Continue Reading Promoting Healthy Practices in ECE through Breastfeeding Support in Kansas

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Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

Through the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives project, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded Nemours Children’s Health System to support the spread and scale of best practices related to obesity prevention in early care and education (ECE) settings. For five years (2011 – 2016), Nemours and CDC worked with grantees… Continue Reading Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

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LadyBugHugs is HOP’N Towards Health

LadyBugHugs is HOP’N Towards Health

LadyBugsHugs, a CACFP licensed home child care provider, took advantage of a local training opportunity from Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities (KCCTO), who offered a class through Kansas State University. The program, called HOP’N (“Healthy Opportunity for Physical Activities and Nutrition”), taught about healthful eating and physical activity. Continue Reading LadyBugHugs is HOP’N Towards Health

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