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.
Prenatal to Postpartum Continuum of Care Provides Benefits for Mothers Choosing to Breastfeed
Educating mothers about the benefits of breastfeeding before they enter the hospital increases the likelihood mothers will choose the beneficial feeding method. However, building bridges between care providers, community groups and hospitals can be surprisingly difficult. One community participating in the New York State Breastfeeding Quality Improvement in Hospitals (BQIH) Learning Collaborative has figured it out.