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The Hospital Section meets online from 12:00 – 1:00 pm on the 4th Thursday of odd-numbered months (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.).

To join, simply email info@ksbreastfeeding.org to be added to the Section roster. You will receive meeting agendas, reminders, and notes which include access to the meeting recordings. 

Discharge Protocol Assessment Tool (USBC)

Optimizing Postpartum Care (ACOG)

Breastfeeding Friendly Physician’s Office (ABM)

Hospital Staff Education:

Together for the Duration – evidence-based formal breastfeeding education for all staff working with pregnant, postpartum mothers and their breastfed infants, delivered through a series of 15 online courses, offering a total of 15 L-CERPs. These online learning courses provide detailed information and education about breastfeeding best practices and implementation in the hospital setting. These courses are designed to provide a comprehensive look at breastfeeding practices, to promote a holistic approach which, when adopted, will align with the Maternity Care Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey as well as the main pillars of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), a ten-step program designed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). (from Arizona Department of Health Services, AZ Health Zone, and the Arizona WIC Program).

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