Baby-friendly accreditation has little impact on breast-feeding rates

03/13/2013 | Reuters

The number of mothers who breast-fed a month after birth in hospitals accredited by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative was slightly lower than for those who gave birth in non-accredited hospitals, Australian researchers found. The findings, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggest that adopting BFHI practices is more vital in boosting breast-feeding rates than the accreditation.

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