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!



July 1, 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.


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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2015 Projects

Protect Your Kids: Keep Your Ride Smoke-free! 


Get the Facts on Tobacco & E-Cigarettes.


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

September 9, 2015
Obesity Workgroup meeting

September 16, 2015
Respiratory Health Workgroup meeting

October 14, 2015
Obesity Workgroup meeting

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