Tag Archives: Memorial Hospital South Bend

Re-thinking Patient Education

What if we rethink patient education and make it more like a mom-friend writing down her own helpful hints? Except this mom-friend is a baby expert or breastfeeding expert right in your community, at the hospital where you delivered your … Continue reading

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Get On Board

This week LaToya Parhm guest blogs on how the principle of managing up can be used when implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. LaToya is a R.N. and charge nurse in the Childbirth Unit. She graduated with a nursing degree from Indiana University and … 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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