Topic: Breastfeeding
  • 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

Breastfeeding Support Group
Making Breastfeeding Support a Community Affair

In Plattsburgh, a small town in upstate New York, creating a support group for breastfeeding mothers may have been driven by the local hospital, but it quickly became the community's baby.

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