Massachusetts Human Milk Quality Improvement Collaborative
The NeoQIC Human Milk Quality Improvement Collaborative is a state-wide consortium of level 3 NICUs focused on improvements in breast milk use for very low birth weight infants. The collaborative provides on-going education in QI, breastfeeding practices, and data sharing. This project will serve as a pilot to develop an effective model of breastfeeding improvement in NICUs with the development of replicable QI toolkits and culturally-appropriate learning materials that will be disseminated nationally. Specifically, the collaborative’s goals are to:
The collaborative is funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. We have also partnered with several other organizations in the state, including the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother’s Milk Bank Northeast, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Specifically, this project is 1 of 6 projects supported by a recent Center for Disease Control-sponsored, Perinatal Quality Collaborative grant program awarded to the MA Department of Public Health.
For more information, please contact Meg Parker (firstname.lastname@example.org), Laura Burnham (email@example.com), or Adriana Lopera (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This initiative is funded by: