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Skin-to-Skin for Pain Relief

“mPINC” is the name of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) survey of hospital maternity care practices regarding infant feeding. The letters mPINC stand for Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care. Each year since 2007 delivering hospitals have had … 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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