Baby-Friendly Growth

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, Read more

2019-12-16T16:28:13+00:00December 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 Read more

2019-11-18T15:48:48+00:00November 18, 2019|Tags: , |

Celebrating 500 Baby-Friendly Designated Facilities in the United States

Baby-Friendly USA (BFUSA) is pleased to announce that, for the first time ever, more than 500 hospitals/birthing centers are designated as Baby-Friendly in the United States. This important milestone indicates widespread recognition for Baby-Friendly practices Read more

2019-01-31T14:57:01+00:00March 19, 2018|Tags: |