Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium is your one-stop resource for implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative's 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding. Our comprehensive program offers certified training and fosters performance improvement through Maintenance of Certification approved activities and practice monitoring tools.
Breastfeeding Training Course
Designed for physicians, nurses, educators and healthcare professionals. 20 credits of approved content. [ more ]
Intended for physicians and approved for American Board of Pediatrics Part 2 and Part 4 MOC points. [ more ]
Access to an online registry to support performance measurement specifically for healthcare organizations. [ more ]
Our Institutional Package is comprised of the three activities above.
Recommendations Against Mother-Infant Bedsharing Interfere with Breastfeeding
Recommendations by physician groups to avoid bedsharing among mothers and their babies are intended to reduce sleep-related infant deaths. But evidence suggests that the risks of bedsharing have been over-emphasized, advice never to bedshare is unrealistic, and avoiding bedsharing may interfere with breastfeeding, according to an article in Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free at Breastfeeding Medicine until January 4, 2015.
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The program is managed by a five-member consortium comprised of: