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  • A Modle Infant Feeding Policy for Baby-Friendly Designation

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 1

    This group of resources assists hospitals with developing a written breastfeeding policy.

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  • The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

    The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

    The US Surgeon General’s “Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding” outlining steps that can be taken to remove some of the obstacles faced by women who want to breastfeed their babies.

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  • Breastfeeding Support: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline

    Breastfeeding Support: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline

    “Breastfeeding Support: Prenatal Care Through the First Year” is an evidence-based clinical practice guideline that outlines assessment and interventions designed to assist health care providers who care for mothers and infants.

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  • Several Resources for Baby-Friendly Step 3

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 3

    This group of resources assists with informing women about the benefits and management of breastfeeding.

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  • Early Skin-to-Skin After Cesarean Births

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 4

    This group of resources assists with helping mothers initiate breastfeeding within an hour of birth.

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  • Baby-Friendly Step 5: Hands-on technique sees increase in milk production

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 5

    This group of resources assists with helping mothers know how to breastfeed and maintain lactation.

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  • St. Mary's Rooming In Sheet

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 7

    This group of resources assists with helping mothers learn the benefits of rooming in with their baby.

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  • St. Mary's Feeding Log Baby-Friendly Step 8

    Breastfeeding Resources: Baby-Friendly Step 8

    This group of resources assists with encouraging breastfeeding on demand.

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  • Mothers Need Better Breastfeeding Support Infographic

    [Infographic] Mothers Need Breastfeeding Support

    In this NICHQ infographic entitled Mothers Need Breastfeeding Support, we take a closer look at how the healthcare system can make a difference.

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  • International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes

    International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes

    The World Health Organization’s International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes provides guidelines for the marketing of infant formula and other products used as breast-milk substitutes.

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  • CDC Breastfeeding Report Card 2014

    CDC Breastfeeding Report Card - United States, 2014

    The CDC's Breastfeeding Report Card for 2014 brings together state-by-state information and features a story about a Best Fed Beginnings project team.

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  • Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Toolkit

    Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Toolkit

    The Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Toolkit provides a strong foundation toward understanding and implementing each of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

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