Tag Archives: Health

Before and After

I love “before and after” pictures.  Anything before and after will grab my attention — weight loss, home improvements, makeovers — I just love it! We are realizing some of our own “before and afters” at Memorial Childbirth Center as we are … Continue reading

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Why Not a Big Pink Bus?

Originally, I thought I would write about each task force meeting. I quickly realized writing about meetings is boring. But our last task force meeting? Well, you all need to read about that one! Ryan Comfort, a 29-year-old graduate of … Continue reading

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Choosing Formula at a Baby-Friendly Hospital (Part 2)

Last week I posted email exchanges between me and a woman who will be delivering at my hospital and who is concerned because she has made an informed decision to formula feed her baby. Comments and controversy abounded in response … Continue reading

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Baby-Friendly’s Ginsu Knife

Remember Ginsu knives? They popularized infomercials and could “cut through a nail, tin can, radiator hose and still cut a tomato paper thin.” What really made Ginsu knives famous was their infomercial mantra, “But wait!  There’s more!” Baby-Friendly has its … Continue reading

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Task Force Meeting #2: The Designation is Not the Goal

blogtobabyfriendly is a chronicle of Memorial’s journey to UNICEF/WHO Baby-Friendly designation. But the designation is not the goal.  In fact, there is danger in focusing on the designation alone. Subtle but powerfully distracting changes occur in our conversations when we … Continue reading

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