Becoming Baby-Friendly: Practical Solutions Toolkit

Table of Contents

Overview

Step 1: Have a written breastfeeding policy

Step 2: Train all health care staff

Step 3: Inform all pregnant women about breastfeeding

Step 4: Help mothers initiate breastfeeding within one hour of birth

Step 5: Show mothers how to breastfeed

Step 6: Practice Exclusive Breastfeeding

Step 7: Practice Rooming-In

Step 8: Encourage Breastfeeding On-Demand

Step 9: Give No Artificial Teats or Pacifiers

Step 10: Refer Mothers to Breastfeeding Support at Discharge

Compliance with the WHO Code

Resources

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