Boston Medical Center awarded grant to support breastfeeding
Posted By: News-Medical in Miscellaneous News
Published: Wednesday, 19-May-2004
"The Breastfeeding Center at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Trustees of the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation to help support the Hospital Education of Lactation Practices (HELP) Lowell Program.
An innovative, education-based program, HELP Lowell aims to raise breastfeeding rates among new mothers, with a focus on women from minority and impoverished backgrounds. Lowell has the third lowest breastfeeding rate of any city in Massachusetts.