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Baby Steps for Breastfeeding Success
Model Hospital Policy Resource Guide
AzBSBS Model Hospital Policy Guide
The Arizona Department of Health Service, Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity, and Breastfeeding Program have compiled the AzBSBS Model Hospital Policy Guide to assist hospitals and health care providers in the implementation of the Arizona Baby Steps to Breastfeeding Success recommendations. This document included evidence-base best practices that have been demonstrated to significantly increase duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding.
Policy Guide Highlights
- Sample Policies
- Baby Friendly USA, Overcoming Barriers
- Baby-Friendly USA, Self Appraisal Tool
- Position Statements
- Online Resources, Acknowledgements, and Contact Us
For more information about this program or the resources used for this guide, call the Breastfeeding Hotline at 1-800-833-4642 or visit us online. For additional assistance, please contact:
Anne Whitmire, IBCLC