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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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5 Points to LOVE About New AAP Policy Statement

It couldn’t have come at a better time. As we are rewriting policy and hammering out procedures, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published their revised Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk policy statement. It’s an easy 10-page read, … Continue reading

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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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