AAP Chooses RIBC Breast Pump Prescription
The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding has chosen to use RIBC's breast pump prescription as a resource in a handout they are developing to help providers navigate the federal and breastfeeding benefits included in the Affordable Care Act.
Awards & Recognition
RIBC was widely recognized for helping Rhode Island become the first bag-free state in the nation in November 2011:
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative
Rhode Island aims to be the first state in the nation with all birthing hospitals designated as Baby-Friendly in accordance with the UNICEF/WHO Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.
Coalition Advocacy Initiatives
Learn about all of our efforts to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in Rhode Island by reviewing our Strategic Plan.
Learn about state and national laws protecting breastfeeding.