Breastfeeding Friendly Establishments

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Breastfeeding Friendly Establishments 

Galveston County Health District WIC is happy to recognize the following establishments for their commitment to being a friendly environment for breastfeeding mothers. These establishments proudly display the "Breastfeeding Friendly Establishment" decal.

Decal reading "breastfeeding friendly establishment"

  • Children’s Coalition
    • 5127 Ave. U, Galveston
    • 409-740-4009
    • Website
  • Coffee Connection
    • 9300 Emmett F Lowry Expy #222, Texas City
    • 409-229-1355
    • Website
  • Dickinson Bar-B-Que & Steakhouse
    • 2111 FM 517 Rd. E, Dickinson
    • 281-534-2500
    • Website
  • Mosquito Cafe
    •  628 14th Street, Galveston
    • 409-763-1010
    • Website
  • Patty Cakes Bakery
    • 704 14th Street, Galveston
    • 409-762-2537
    • Website
  • Tres Soles Meat Market
    • 3319 Gulf Fwy South, Dickinson
    • 281-614-5975
    • Website

Did you know?

  • Breastfeeding makes moms and babies healthier and saves the United States billions in health care costs.
  • Over 80% of women with purchasing power initiate breastfeeding in Texas. 
  • Breastfeeding families are more likely to frequent businesses where they feel welcome and their family values are respected.
  • Texas law says moms have the right to breastfeed in public. A mother is entitled to breastfeed her baby in any location in which the mother is authorized to be. (Texas Law on Breastfeeding, Sec. 165.002, Right to Breastfeed.)
  • When mothers breastfeed in public, it's often done so discreetly you don't even know the baby is being fed.
  • Many moms perceive negative attitudes about public breastfeeding as a barrier to breastfeeding. Creating a welcoming environment helps families to meet medical recommendations and personal goals for breastfeeding.

Become a Breast Feeding Friendly Establishment

Interested in having your business designated as a Breastfeeding Friendly Establishment? Call GCHD WIC at 409-949-3474 for information.