The History

The Breastfeeding Family Friendly Communities (BFFC) initiative began in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina (NC), with the support and coordinated efforts of a representative team from the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI), the Chapel Hill Rotary Club, the Towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill, La Leche League of Chapel Hill, and the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, and later expanded to include the Orange County Health Department, Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition and others in and around the area. Read More

In Durham, NC, the BFFC initiative began with the combined efforts of representatives from the Durham Women’s Council, Family Connects Durham, and La Leche League of Durham. The initiative is growing. Currently, the BFFC team consists of representatives from Durham Women’s Council, Family Connects Durham, La Leche League of Durham, Mom’s Rising, and Duke University Health System (DUSH). Read More