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Aug 19 2013
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

By: Baby Friendly Team  Blog: St. Joseph's Health Connections

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The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) global program was introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 1991. This initiative encourages hospitals and birthing centers to offer the best possible care for infant feeding and mother-baby bonding. BFHI recognizes and awards facilities who effectively implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding.

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