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ConAgra Earns Recognition

ConAgra Foods of Trenton has joined the growing number of Missouri businesses becoming a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite. Breastfeeding friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaboration between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition and, locally, the Grundy County Health Department. According to the MDHSS, companies involved in the program provide time, space and other benefits to maintain breastfeeding after a mom returns to work. Employers that provide lactation support services report higher employee retention, lower absenteeism, higher morale, greater productivity, reduced health care costs. Many studies have also shown improved short- and long-term health of the breastfeeding mother and her child. Pictured are, from left, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Supervisor Lindsay Ortega, ConAgra nurse Jessica Donelson and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Jessica Nelson.

ConAgra Foods of Trenton has joined the growing number of Missouri businesses becoming a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite. Breastfeeding friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants. The Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program is a collaboration between the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the Missouri Breastfeeding Coalition and, locally, the Grundy County Health Department. According to the MDHSS, companies involved in the program provide time,

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