Holyoke Medical Center has earned the prestigious international Baby-Friendly Hospital designation this month, becoming Massachusetts’ seventh Baby-Friendly facility.
(Atlanta, GA and Weston, MA) —ROSE and the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition have launched an exciting social marketing campaign aimed at normalizing breastfeeding in public among African American women. Continue reading
WESTON, MA– ZipMilk, an important resource for breastfeeding mothers and health professionals alike, has now been updated to be more user-friendly and has expanded its listings of breastfeeding service providers. These refinements come at a time when the need for the online breastfeeding resource directory may be at an all time high as breastfeeding rates
On October 9, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 402 into law. This first-in-the nation law requires all perinatal hospitals in California to implement all Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding as adopted by Baby Friendly USA per the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, by January 1, 2025. Hospitals may use alternate guidelines such as the CA Department of Public Health