Government Contract | Vermont
Supporting Nursing Moms at Work ROUND TWO

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000476655

Bid Title: Supporting Nursing Moms at Work ROUND TWO

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 02/03/2016

Close Date: 02/25/2016

Purchase Type: 2/1/2015 6/30/2016

Delivery Point: Vermont

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/12/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Research states that formula feeding has significant health risks for infants and mothers. Studies havefound increased rates of several chronic diseases throughout childhood and into adulthood amongchildren who were not breastfed. An employee who is breastfeeding receives important healthadvantages, including reduced risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer, reduced risk of Type 2diabetes, and a more rapid return to pre-pregnancy weight.Employees need to know that when they return to work they have a place to feed their babies, or pumptheir milk. Active support from management is essential for breastfeeding mothers so they can addressdifficulties they may encounter. Breastfeeding employees benefit from management support as well as Page 3 of 6a formal infrastructure for recourse if they encounter difficulties with other employees.

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Product Codes: 91867, 91885, 91865

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Vermont - Department of Health

State: Vermont

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tricia Cassi 108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70, Burlington, Vermont, 05402

Phone: 802-652-4177




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