Buncombe County and Asheville, North Carolina

Buncombe County was proclaimed a Breastfeeding Friendly Community on July 16, 2019. Read the Buncombe County Proclamation here.

News about the Asheville and Buncombe County Breastfeeding Family Friendly Community designation:

Join the Community Network! Contact: nursingmamasadvocate@gmail.com

A resolution has been approved by the Health and Human Services Board to support Buncombe County as a Breastfeeding Friendly Community. The goal is to provide breastfeeding support in the areas with the lowest breastfeeding rates.

Nursing Mamas Advocate
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If you are interested in learning how to be a breastfeeding friendly workplace, business, or child care center, please contact Natasha Bowden at natasha@buncombepfc.org

Supporting breastfeeding supports healthy families, and healthy families strengthen our workforce and community. 

Buncombe County Partnership for Children