Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative

What does that mean, anyway?  Did you or will you deliver in a baby friendly hospital?

What should you expect?

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Things we talked about:

What is baby friendly? [3:58]

How many babies are born in baby friendly hospitals in the USA? [6:26]

World wide baby friendly [7:24]

Step 1 [12:38]

Step 2 [14:18]

Step 3 [17:09]

Step 4 [21:55]

Step 5 [23:10]

Step 6 [26:38]

Step 7 [29:16]

Step 8 [33:42]

Step 9 [34:28]

Step 10 [35:53]

Today’s Shout Out is to Melanated Midwives [20:51]

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes