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Breastfeeding Peer Counselors Resource Page

The Breastfeeding Peer Counseling (BFPC) Resources tab located on the secure WIC local agency web portal is intended to give easy access to resources that will be useful to local WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling staff. This site is organized by four subtitles: Meeting notes/Minutes, Documents/Education, Program Activities, and Web Resources. If you have any questions or would like to recommend an item be added to the BFPC Resources, please contact the state Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Coordinator.

Meeting Notes & Minutes  |  Reference Documents & Education  |  Program Activities

Meeting Notes & Minutes

Agendas, notes and minutes for BFPC Coordinators and Peer Counselors. 

Meeting Agendas

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Meeting Notes

Reference Documents & Education


Breastfeeding Peer Counselors document client contacts and education, utilizing various functions within the Focus data system used in Iowa. Below are some resources to assist with the navigation of this system, and other helpful resources.


Program Activities

USDA Loving Support Award of Excellence

The USDA Loving Support Award of Excellence Program recognizes and celebrates local WIC agencies that provide exemplary breastfeeding programs and support services. These awards are presented in 3 levels of Gold Award, Gold Premiere Award (mid-level) and Gold Elite Award (highest level). The Iowa BFPC program is pleased to have local agencies receive these awards in recognition of the outstanding support that they are giving to WIC breastfeeding moms.

2022 Gold & Premiere Winners

2021 Gold Winners

2020 Gold Winners

2019 Gold Winners

BFPC QI Storyboards

WIC BFPC programs, highlighting quality improvement activities targeted at developing partnerships with local birthing hospitals, created the following storyboards.

Fiscal Year 2020