A Mother's Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (Even if Your Hospital Isn't "Baby Friendly")

Learn how childcare providers can promote and support breastfeeding for mothers and infants. Staff and breastfeeding mothers are provided with helpful information to make breastfeeding successful.

  • Breast is Best, but why? Learn why giving only breast milk is best for your baby and you, and why formula feeding can cause problems. Use WIC, other moms, books, and videos as resources. Take a breastfeeding class!
  • Tell the world! Let your OB doctor, family, friends, and employers know that you are planning to give only breast milk, and need their full support. Tell the Labor & Delivery doctors and nurses as well as the nursery and post partum nurses that you want only breastmilk for your baby. A Mother's Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (Even if Your Hospital Isn't Baby Friendly)» [PDF, 135KB]

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A Mother's Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (Even If Your Hospital Isn't "Baby Friendly"). Breastfeeding Taskforce of Greater Los Angeles. n.d. English. [PDF, 135KB].

Last Updated: November 13, 2014