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The following projects are actively recruiting teams to participate. Click on the button below each project description to learn more about the opportunity and/or to submit a team application. New information about project opportunities will be posted here as soon as it becomes available, so we encourage you to visit this page regularly.

Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative

Topic Area: Breastfeeding Support
Geographic Focus: Texas
Application Deadline: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 5 p.m. EST
Informational Webinar for Applicants: Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12 p.m. CST [Register]

This project seeks to increase exclusive breastfeeding throughout the state of Texas in the immediate postpartum period and continuing through six months of age by creating environments in which women’s choices concerning breastfeeding can best be supported. More specifically, NICHQ will enable facilities to complete the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and effectively connect mothers to post-discharge community supports for breastfeeding.

All interested applicants are encouraged to attend the informational webinar on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 12 p.m. CST. This webinar will provide a general overview of the project and the application process and will conclude with a Q&A session. If you would like to attend, please complete the Registration Form so we can send you the call-in information.

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