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Jessi ca DeRui ter, Kel l i Koop, Jordan Lentz, Mol l i e Morri ssey, El yse Si ncl er, and Kati e VanderVel de
Ferri s State Uni versi ty
NURS 440
Need For Services
In the US, many infants are routinely cared for by someone other than a parent. About
half of these infants attend child care centers; the other half spend time in a variety of
home-based settings including licensed family child care homes or the home of a
family member, friend, or neighbor. Thus, child care facilities both family child care
homes and child care centers play an important role in supporting breastfeeding
among mothers whose infants are cared for in these facilities(CDC, 2013)
Benefits of Breastfeeding

The experience of breastfeeding is special for so many reasons, including:

The joyful closeness and bonding with your baby
The specific nutrition only you can provide
The cost savings

When you choose to breastfeed, you make an investment in your baby's future.
Breastfeeding allows you to make the food that is perfect for your baby. Your milk gives
your baby the healthy start that will last a lifetime.

Breastfeeding also:

Protects your baby
Benefits your health
May make your life easier
Benefits society (The Office of Womens Health, 2014).

Mission & Vision
Vision: Our vision is to be the leading university to
promote breastfeeding services and education to
students and staff.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide all mothers on
campus with a safe, comfortable, private, sanitary,
designated area for lactation expulsion and storage. We
are in support of enhancing the healthy starts of
developing children via breastfeeding education and
resources. We want to include and support all mothers on
campus from staff to student.

Philosophy: We believe in
empowering mothers with
the opportunity and
ability to provide their
children with a healthy
start through breast-
feeding promotion,
education, and resources
on college campuses.
Organizational Goals & Objectives
Goal # 1

To provide a safe and private area for breastfeeding women on the Ferris State University

Objectives for goal:
-To provide three to five safe and private areas for breastfeeding women on the
Ferris State University Campus by 2016.
-To provide accessible storage in each private area for breast milk for all
breastfeeding women on the campus at Ferris State by 2016.

Organizational Goals & Objectives
Goal # 2

To promote and educate the program for college campuses nationwide.

Objectives for goal:
-To promote and educate the program for college campuses within the State of
Michigan by 2025.
-To provide seminar classes including materials on breastfeeding and our program in
the State of Michigan by 2020.
Job Descriptions & Marketing

Service Plan Budget

Supplies Budget Actual Difference ($)
Advertising - Torch $ 50.00 - $ - 50.00
Breast pump - - -
Chair & side table - - -
Wipes 215.76 - - 215.76
Mini Fridge - - -
Total Operating Revenue $ 265.76 $ - $ -265.76
Advertisements help spread the word for donations
Community members, faculty, students and
organization members
Wipes would cost an approximate of $215.76 a
year; however, our goal is to have donations supply
the product. Our pumps and refrigerator are
donated by a member of our organization and the
health department.
Breast feeding at its finest
5 weeks early 61oz 5 months old 16lbs
Thank you
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. (2013). Breastfeeding report card
United States, 2012. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from
Good Reads Inc. (2014). Quotes About education. Good reads Incorporated.
Retrieved from
The Office of Women's Health. (2014). Why Breastfeeding is Important. U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from