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2018 World Breastfeeding Week

August 2018

Around the world, we are now celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW).  In addition, many countries spend the entire month of August celebrating their National Breastfeeding Month.  Let's look at a little bit of history surrounding WBW.

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Resource Links for BFHI

July 2018

There are several excellent resources from which to glean more information for your individual facility.  I will list those most used here and will ask you to send me more that you would want to see added to the list.

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WHO Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

July 2018

Beginning in August with the event of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month for numerous countries around the globe, we will be taking a much closer look at the World Health Organization's Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (revised 2018). Each month will be dedicated to one step, with posts on resources, references, and information that will help you to implement that step into your birthing facility's journey toward BFHI designation.

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Breastfeeding Essentials for Physicians

July 2018

Step 2 Education International Inc. is extremely excited to announce the release of a new course, Breastfeeding Essentials for Physicians. The course meets Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative® accreditation requirements and reflects the most current evidence-based research.

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Infant and Young Child Feeding Resolution

July 2018

This past May there were rumblings and rumors at the World Health Assembly meeting.

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