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Publication Date

November 1, 2011


Fact Sheet

NWA Statement on the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

By National WIC Association

NWA urges all birthing hospitals and facilities adopt the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding to ensure delivery of high-quality care to all mothers and babies. In endorsing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, NWA seeks to highlight WIC’s role as an advocate and resource for breastfeeding promotion and support.

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Date Added
April 24, 2019

National WIC Association (2011). Available online: https://media.nwica.org/babyfriendlyhospitalinitiativesa.pdf