The big buzz I’m hearing about right now from other hospitals working toward Baby-Friendly designation is Nap Time. Play a lullaby in your mind as you read this … Mid-afternoon your nurse comes in your room with a warm baby … Continue reading
Purdue University Bell Tower It happened again. I was stung with Baby-Friendly thoughts at the oddest time. This time I was at Purdue University to register my oldest daughter for her freshmen classes. I was smiling ear to ear, enjoying … Continue reading
Baby-Friendly is a huge process-improvement project, requiring multiple nursing units to work together to change policies and practices. We are very fortunate at Memorial to have a highly cooperative team of nurse leaders, physician champions, as well as support and … Continue reading
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If we really believe that skin-to-skin is the best place for babies to stay warm, decrease stress hormones, enhance brain development, maintain blood glucose levels and more, then why wouldn’t we place all babies there, especially the ones who were … Continue reading