Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) at EVMS issues BIB awards
Norfolk, VA (August 3, 2012) - Four Sentara hospitals in Hampton Roads and six program champions received Business Investment in Babies (BIB) awards today from the Business Case for Breastfeeding (BC4BF) program. The program is administered through CINCH, the Coalition for Infant and Child Health at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Sentara was among the employers cited for creating a supportive environment for nursing mothers to pump breast milk during the workday by providing time, private space and written policies.
Hospitals included Sentara Norfolk General, Sentara Leigh, Sentara Virginia Beach General and Sentara Princess Anne.
Individual champions honored included:
- Mary Padgett, Women’s Health, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
- Paige Crunk, Women’s Services, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
- June Robertson, Ambulatory Services, Sentara Virginia Beach General
- Susan Tweed, Sentara Health and Preventive Services
- Patricia Boone, Human Resources, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
- Jennifer Scheel, Human Resources, Sentara Leigh Hospital
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