‌In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week Aug. 1-7, the Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) based at EVMS and EVMS Pediatrics will salute Businesses Investing in Babies (BIB) at the BIB Awards Celebration this Friday, Aug. 7. The awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m. in Lester Hall on the EVMS campus.

‌In conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week Aug. 1-7, the Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) based at EVMS and EVMS Pediatrics will salute Businesses Investing in Babies (BIB) at the BIB Awards Celebration this Friday, Aug. 7. The awards will be presented at 9:30 a.m. in Lester Hall on the EVMS campus.

At the event, the following businesses and community organizations will be honored as BIB Award Winners for supporting breastfeeding in Hampton Roads. Their investment in creating workplaces, child care centers and public places supportive of breastfeeding families improves the health of women and children in our region.

2015 Business Case for Breastfeeding Advocate of the Year

  • Army Corp of Engineers

2015 Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare Initiative Advocate of the Year

  • Childtime Virginia Beach District # 8702

2015 Committed Champions 

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School – Human Resources Department
  • YMCA of South Hampton Roads

2015 Community Champion

  • Old Dominion School of Nursing

2015 Business Case for Breastfeeding

  • Ambassadors for Jesus Christ Child Care – Agape (Hampton)
  • Army Corp of Engineers
  • Children’s Learning Paradise (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime 1002 (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime 1005 (Chesapeake)
  • Creative Learners (Portsmouth)
  • IHOP – Battlefield (Chesapeake)
  • IHOP- Taylor Road (Chesapeake)
  • Joyful Care Children’s Center (Hampton)
  • Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • Operation Restore Dreams (Chesapeake)
  • Rainbow Station (Virginia Beach)
  • The Children’s Center – Executive Court (Suffolk)
  • The Children’s Center – Pruden Boulevard (Suffolk)
  • The Children’s Center – Washington Street (Smithfield)

2015 Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare Initiative

  • Ambassadors for Jesus Christ Child Care – Agape (Hampton)
  • Children’s Learning Paradise (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime 1002 (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime 1005 (Chesapeake)
  • Childtime 1019 (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime 1021 (Virginia Beach)
  • Childtime Virginia Beach District # 8702
  • Creative Learners (Portsmouth)
  • Eagles Nest (Newport News)
  • Joyful Care Children’s Center (Hampton)
  • Langley Air Force Base Child Development Center (Hampton)
  • Operation Restore Dreams (Chesapeake)
  • Rainbow Station (Virginia Beach)
  • The Children’s Center – Executive Court (Suffolk)
  • The Children’s Center – Pruden Boulevard (Suffolk)
  • The Children’s Center – Washington Street (Smithfield) 

2015 Welcoming Breastfeeding Spaces

  • Bethlehem Christian Center (Norfolk)
  • First Baptist Church (Norfolk)
  • IMPACT Church (Norfolk)
  • Covenant Presbyterian Church (Norfolk)
  • Shiloh Baptist Church (Norfolk)
  • Mason Memorial Church of God in Christ (Norfolk)
  • New Calvary Baptist Church (Norfolk)