Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 1
This resource provides infant breastfeeding policy templates to use as a guide when developing a hospitals infant feeding policy which is the first step of the Baby-Friendly Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.
The Value of Increasing Exclusive Breastfeeding along the Texas-Mexico Border
With almost 9,000 births per year, The Women's Hospital at Renaissance in Texas' Rio Grande Valley is the area's busiest birthing center. Like other communities along the Texas-Mexico border, most "Valley" residents are Hispanic, and the population is characterized by high rates of poverty, low rates of health insurance coverage, and significant health disparities, including high rates of obesity and diabetes.