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There Are Now More than 600 Baby-Friendly Designated Facilities in the US!

Mississippi Leads the Way... The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) has reached another important milestone: over 600 birthing facilities are now Baby-Friendly designated in the US, representing more than 28% of the nation’s births. Since 1996, when Read more

December 16, 2019|Tags: , |

New Study Shows Baby-Friendly Practices Associated with Decreased Rates of Early Infant Deaths

A new study published this week in the Journal of Pediatrics shows increased rates of implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) are associated with decreased rates of infant deaths in the first 6 days after Read more

November 18, 2019|Tags: , |

Statement About the Infant-Driven Feeding® Training Program

Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. (BFUSA) has received numerous inquiries from Baby-Friendly designated facilities with NICU’s about the Infant-Driven Feeding® training program particularly designed for NICU staff.  Specifically, we have been asked to weigh in on potential conflicts Read more

September 4, 2019|Tags: |

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