UAMS Achieves Baby-Friendly Status

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We are excited to see UAMS achieve Baby-Friendly Hospital designation! You can read more about the great news here. Being designated a Baby-Friendly Hospital means that the hospital adheres to the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding–all of which foster environments and support systems that make it easier for moms to start and continue breastfeeding. But […]

Nursing Nook at 2017 Holiday House

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Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) and the Junior League of Little Rock (JLLR) have partnered to offer a breastfeeding nook for breastfeeding moms as part of the 2017 Holiday House. The nook will be a comfortable, private space for mothers who need to breastfeed their children or pump while visiting the event. This is the first […]

Youth Leaders Participate in Community Ambassador Training

Community Ambassador Training

The Arkansas Department of Health, and Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) partner, hosted a community ambassador training on Saturday, April 22. Attendees were community youth leaders and pageant contestants who learned how to incorporate HAA into their civic and community platforms. HAA is the 10-year initiative that the Governor endorsed to increase the percentage of Arkansans […]