An Examination of Maternity Staff Attitudes Towards Implementing Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) Accreditation in Australia

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Background The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) influences health care practices and increases the initiation and duration of exclusive breastfeeding. Consistent definitions enable the accurate monitoring of breastfeeding rates and behaviour. This information refines policy and helps reach national breastfeeding targets. Only 21% (66/317) of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10995-010-0628-1

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@article{Walsh2010AnEO, title={An Examination of Maternity Staff Attitudes Towards Implementing Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) Accreditation in Australia}, author={Ava Deborah Walsh and Jan I. Pincombe and Ann Henderson}, journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal}, year={2010}, volume={15}, pages={597-609} }