Best Fed Beginnings Teams in Local News

February 2014:

  • "Novant Health Rowan Medical Center sees rise in breastfeeding rates" (WBTV Charlotte, NC)

December 2013:

  • "Opelousas General praised for its infant care initiative" (Opelousas Daily World)
  • "Opelousas General Health System Becomes Baby Friendly Facility" (KATC)
  • "'Baby Friendly' Terrebonne General Medical Center revamps culture to facilitate breast-feeding" (Tri-Parish Times)
  • "Houma hospital seeks to be baby-friendly" (The Houma Courier)
  • "Two local hospitals join effort to promote breastfeeding" (The New Orleans Advocate)

October 2013:

September 2013:

  • "Terrebonne General Medical Center offers courses for families of newborns" (The Daily Comet)

August 2013:

  • "U.S. breast-feeding rates rising, Greenville Health System featured in national report" (Greenville Journal)
  • "National Breastfeeding Month 2013 Focuses On Giving Mothers & Babies A Healthy Start" (NJ Today)
  • "Breastfeeding moms at hospital double their numbers" (The Tennessean)

July 2013:

May 2013:

  • "Baby 101: Breastfeeding Support" (WVIR-TV)
  • "Interactive Map: Breast-Feeding Rates Vary Widely Across N.J." (NJ Spotlight)

April 2013:

March 2013:

  • "Breastfeeding: Infection resistance, allergy protection and digestive help just a few of the benefits" (The Patriot-News)

February 2013:

  • "Mommy Monday: Hospital Takes New Approach to Breastfeeding" (WSET-TV)

December 2012:

November 2012:

October 2012:

September 2012:

  • "Hannah Renno: Breast-fed is best [Op-Ed]" (The Gainesville Sun)
  • "Loyola University Hospital works toward 'Baby Friendly' designation" (Chicago Tribune)
  • "Medical University of South Carolina joins national initiative to foster breast-feeding in SC" (The Post and Courier)
  • "DeKalb Medical to promote breast-feeding" (CrossRoads News)
  • "Breastfeeding moms to get more support from Shands Hospital for Children [Radio Interview]" (WUFT-FM)
  • “Allegiance Health hopes to increase percentage of new mothers who breastfeed for six months to 80 percent” (Michigan Live)

August 2012:

July 2012:

  • "Centra joins effort to nurture breastfeeding among new moms" (The News & Advance)
  • "Columbia, MD - Howard County Participates in Breastfeeding Initiative" (Advance for Nurses)
  • "Worldwide event to be held in the Lehigh Valley to teach benefits of breastfeeding" (Times News LLC)
  • "Kennedy University selected for 'Best Fed Beginnings' program" (South Jersey Sun Spot)
  • "Centra Health joins effort to nurture breast-feeding" (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
  • "The significance of breastfeeding" (Hernando Today)
  • "BJC chosen for initiative on increasing breast-feeding" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • "San Joaquin Community Hospital chosen for breast-feeding program" (Bakersfield Now)
  • "Local Hospital Participates In National Best Fed Beginnings" (WLNI FM Lynchbug)
  • "Best Fed Beginnings: MedStar Franklin Square selected for national breastfeeding push" (MyUpperChesapeake)
  • "Pennsylvania Hospital to participate in Best Fed Beginnings" (News Medical)
  • "5 Virginia hospital systems, including UVa, VCU, join effort to help new moms to breastfeed" (Washington Post)
  • "UVa joins movement to encourage breastfeeding" (The Daily Progress)
  • "Allegiance Health chosen to participate in national breastfeeding educational initiative" (GA Daily News)
  • "Stony Brook University Hospital selected to participate in 'Best Fed Beginnings' breastfeeding education project" (Stony Brook News)
  • "HealthWatch: Best Fed Beginnings [Video]" (WRBL News 3)
  • "Wesley Medical Center selected for new initiative" (KFDI News)
  • "Boosting breast-feeding" (Rock Hill Herald)
  • "Barnes-Jewish Hospital launches 'Best Fed Beginnings' [Video]" (KSDK)
  • "Local health-care provider to participate in 'Best Fed Beginnings' campaign" (WHPTV CBS21)
  • "Rockford Memorial Hospital hopes to increase breastfeeding among new moms" (WREX)
  • "Centra hospital to participate in national program" (The Union Star)
  • "Truman Medical Center selected for Best Fed Beginnings project" (The Kansas City Nursing News)
  • "Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women Launches New Effort To Boost Breastfeeding [Radio Interview]" (KPBS)
  • "Rowan Regional Medical Center chosen for breastfeeding project" (The Salisbury Post)
  • "Inova Alexandria Hospital Selected For Unprecedented National Effort To Increase Breastfeeding Rates In US Hospitals" (Alexandria News)
  • "A Howard County Mom's Perspective on Breastfeeding [Video]" (Hopkins Howard County)
  • "University of Missouri 's Women's and Children's Hospital chosen for national breast-feeding collaborative" (Columbia Daily Tribune)
  • "Piedmont Medical Center selected for nationwide breast-feeding initiative" (Rock Hill Herald)
  • "7 Georgia hospitals to join breastfeeding initiative" (Georgia Health News)
  • "Howard County General Hospital Takes Breastfeeding Seriously" (Well & Wise)
  • "Antelope Valley Hospital Selected for National Breastfeeding Effort" (San Fernando Valley Business Journal)
  • "Grady Hospital picked to help increase national breastfeeding rates" (CBS Atlanta)
  • "Barnes-Jewish Hospital joins hospitals in Best Fed Beginnings program" (KSDK NewsChannel 5)
  • "Howard County General Stops Infant Formula Gift Bags" (Elkridge Patch)
  • "UVA Health System selected for national program to increase breastfeeding rates in U.S. hospitals" (Health Canal)
  • "Howard County General Hospital to end free baby formula" (ABC2 News)
  • "Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center goes 'Baby Friendly'" (Highlands Today)
  • "University of Missouri 's Women's and Children's Hospital joins national initiative" (KBIA Mid-Missouri Public Radio)
  • "Opelousas General Health System joins program to improve breastfeeding" (Daily World)
  • "Piedmont Henry Hospital part of national hospital breastfeeding effort" (Henry Daily Herald)
  • "University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital joins program to increase breastfeeding rates" (Missourian)
  • "NorthBay Medical Center aims to increase breastfeeding" (The Reporter)
  • "Rowan Regional Medical Center selected for national effort to increase breastfeeding rates" (The Salisbury Post)
  • "Push to explain breast-feeding benefits joined by Bayfront Health Spring Hill" (Tampa Bay Times)

June 2012: