Topic: Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding Topic Masthead - TJC Promotion

    Does your hospital need help to improve its breastfeeding rates?

    NICHQ’s Improving Performance on Breastfeeding Measures group coaching program offers hospitals coaching on how to hardwire change to improve perinatal care. Starts May 21.

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  • We’re Recruiting Texas Hospitals

    We’re Recruiting Texas Hospitals

    The Texas Department of State Health Services and NICHQ are offering a statewide quality improvement project to help hospitals implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and increase exclusive breastfeeding rates. Will you join us?

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  • NICHQ Breastfeeding masthead

    Improving support for families and babies

    Helping to support a mother’s choice to breastfeed when safe and viable is a public health priority, so NICHQ works with hospitals, birthing facilities and communities to increase support for mothers who choose to breastfeed.

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Featured Resource

A Modle Infant Feeding Policy for Baby-Friendly Designation

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.

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Featured Story

Veronica Hendrix
Improving Statewide Breastfeeding Rates through the Learning Collaborative Model

Texas is considered a national leader in its innovative use of breastfeeding initiatives. NICHQ recently spoke with Veronica Hendrix, program coordinator for the Texas Ten Step Program, to get her advice for other states seeking to increase breastfeeding rates.

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