Monthly Archives: December 2011

How it all began for us…

I don’t know yet if this is a typical beginning. My hope is that blogtobabyfriendly will draw hospitals together, and we can share our stories. From those stories, hospitals that haven’t begun their Baby-Friendly story can be encouraged to begin.  … Continue reading

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Let’s start at the very beginning…

If you happened to be visiting Florence, Italy in August 1990, you may have been near the conception of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI). The United States Agency for International Development and the Swedish International Development Authority sponsored a World … Continue reading

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Memorial Hospital of South Bend Goes Baby-Friendly

Blog to Baby-Friendly—Memorial Childbirth Center’s Journey This is the day!  The official day that Memorial Hospital of South Bend begins the journey to Baby-Friendly!  “What!” you exclaim, “Isn’t a hospital that has been delivering babies for over 100 years already … Continue reading

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