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  • 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

Mother with babyCrozer-Keystone Health System recognizes that breast milk is the optimal nutrition for infants, and supports the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding by:

  • Communicating infant feeding policy to all employees
  • Training clinical staff on current infant feeding practices
  • Informing mothers and families of the benefits of breastfeeding
  • Providing immediate skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby
  • Instructing mothers on how to begin and maintain breastfeeding
  • Encouraging breast milk only for breastfed babies
  • Promoting 24-hour mother/baby rooming-in
  • Teaching recognition of hunger signs and feeding on-demand
  • Discouraging use of bottles and pacifiers for the first month
  • Providing resources for breastfeeding and lactation support after discharge

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