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By introducing a new culture of maternity care, Stony Brook University Hospital was able to increase its breastfeeding rates and change delivery room behavior, and has been chosen as one of 90 hospitals nationwide to participate in Best Fed Beginnings, a national effort to increase breastfeeding rates.view more »
In 2007, HHC took significant steps to increase breastfeeding by prohibiting distribution of formula samples. However, the system took its commitment one step further when it joined the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Latch On NYC initiative, which asks maternity hospitals to voluntarily adopt four specific breastfeeding practices.view more »
For those mothers who cannot provide breast milk to their own babies, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center relies on its Mothers’ Milk Bank to ensure its most vulnerable newborns receive the crucial ingredients of human milk, which can be vital for their survival.view more »