Baby-Friendly Hospital


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Baby-Friendly Hospital

an international initiative launched by WHO and UNICEF in 1991 designed to support practices that protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in hospitals.
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The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) was established by the World Health Organization and UNICEF and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Main goal of the workshop is to prepare trainers and mentors from territorial and regional hospitals to strengthen implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).
To enhance the quality of nutrition-related services, SPRING will build the capacity of facility-based providers to ensure quality nutrition, counseling, and care, will support the roll out of the countries baby-friendly hospital initiative, will support enhanced micronutrient delivery mechanisms at facility and community level, and will support national level efforts to develop a deworming strategy and more effectively integrate nutrition
The Sharjah Baby Friendly Emirate Campaign is based on the Who and Unicef International Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), launched in 1991, and promoted by the UAE Ministry of Health (Maternal and Child Health Central Administration) since 1993.
Striving for a baby-friendly hospital designation, hospital staff such as Rebecca Cave, MSN, SNPC, IBCLC, discovered help in their own backyard: the Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Program.
She said WHO and UNICEF launched the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in 1992, to strengthen maternity practices to support breastfeeding.
Evidence based breast-feeding promotion: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.
Expert staff and administrators are effectively guiding fundamental changes that will result in gold-standard designation by Baby-Friendly USA, the accrediting body for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States, for evidence-based infant feeding care.
To provide this support and improve care for mothers and newborns, there are "baby-friendly" facilities in more than 150 countries, thanks to the WHO-UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital initiative.
gov, 2013), almost 800 maternity facilities engaged in the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) and TJC's mandatory PC Core Measure Set for facilities with over 1,100 deliveries; vendors are now moving to incorporate the PC Core Measure documentation into their products.
The breastfeeding promotion intervention was modeled on the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (World Health Organization/United Nations Children's Fund).
Day Kimball Hospital is part of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding.