Engaging the community to improve

children's health in Hampton Roads


The Consortium for Infant and Child Health (CINCH) is a dynamic regional coalition of partners working to improve children's health in Hampton Roads. Together, we better utilize our collective knowledge, skills and resources to develop effective community-based solutions to the health needs of children and their families.  

Learn more about CINCH and join us at our next meetingCheck back monthly for new & exciting projects!




 November 2015 - NEW! #757SmokeFreeRide Vaping Devices Fact Sheet. Keep your ride Smoke & Vape free!


September 2015 - Thank you and Congratulations to all of the 2015 Business Investment in Babies (BIB) organizations!!! The BIB Awards Program recognizes those organizations who participated in the 'Business Case for Breastfeeding' and 'Breastfeeding Friendly Childcare' initiatives and made significant progress in developing or enhancing their worksite lactation support programs. For a list of awardees from 2015 and 2014 and for more information, please visit CINCH's Breastfeeding page.


July 2015 - the new law that protects nursing mothers and their children here in Virginia is going to be in full effect! Moms are now allowed to breastfeed their child anywhere they are otherwise lawfully allowed to be. For more information vist the Breastfeeding Initiatives page.


March 2015 - CINCH was honored by Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal, as one of 2015's Health Care Heroes for CORPORATE ACHIEVEMENTS IN WELLNESS.


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Education Campaigns

Protect Your Kids: Keep Your Ride Smoke and Vape Free!!


Get the Facts on Tobacco & Vaping Devices.

NEW! Vaping Devices Fact Sheet.


Breastfeeding Welcome Here Project: focused on increasing awareness and public acceptance of nursing.


#RevYourBev757: Reduce sugary drinks in your home!



Creating healthy communities where people live, learn, play, work & worship.


What's Happening

The CINCH Story Staff Coalition Leaders Annual Reports
Access to Care Obesity Breastfeeding Respiratory Health Healthy HR
Press Coverage Newsletters
Online Education and Training Other Recommended Tools
New Member Information