CHAMPS National enrolls second cohort of 15 hospitals

CHAMPS National has enrolled 15 new sites into its program to increase exclusive breastfeeding rates and decrease racial disparities. The new cohort includes Guam Memorial Hospital Authority, five hospitals in Texas, three in Alabama, two in Indiana, and one each in California, Kentucky, New York, and West Virginia.

  • Guam Memorial Hospital Authority, Guam
  • Medical City Las Colinas, TX
  • OakBend Medical Center, TX
  • Texas Health Flower Mound Hospital, TX
  • Texas Health Hospital Frisco, TX
  • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
  • Dekalb Regional Medical Center, AL
  • Helen Keller Hospital, AL
  • USA Health Children’s and Women’s Hospital, AL
  • Methodist Hospitals Gary, IN
  • Methodist Hospitals Merrillville, IN
  • Lompoc Valley Medical Center, CA
  • Norton Hospital, KY
  • New York Presbyterian/Allen Hospital, NY
  • WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital, WV

In collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ROSE (Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere), and other maternal-child health and health equity experts, we are enrolling and supporting 100 hospitals nationwide. Hospitals are enrolled on a rolling basis and will receive free training and support from our diverse team of experts to safely implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

CHAMPS National has enrolled 25 hospitals to date and is continuing to enroll hospitals in areas of high need. If you are interested in enrolling your hospital in CHAMPS National, please complete and email the Expression of Interest form to You can find more information on our website:

Many congratulations to our second group of enrolled hospitals!