The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and the ten steps for successful breastfeeding. a critical review of the literature

@article{GomezPomar2018TheBF,
  title={The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and the ten steps for successful breastfeeding. a critical review of the literature},
  author={Enrique Gomez-Pomar and Robert Blubaugh},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2018},
  volume={38},
  pages={623-632}
}
  • Enrique Gomez-Pomar, Robert Blubaugh
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Perinatology
  • There is no doubt regarding the multiple benefits of breastfeeding for infants and society in general. Therefore, the World Health Organization (WHO) in a conjoint effort with United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) developed the “Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding” in 1992, which became the backbone of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). Following this development, many hospitals and countries intensified their position towards creating a “breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING

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