Module # 15 – Assuring That Your Hospital is Supportive of Breastfeeding


Module # 15 provides handy reminders for the Ten Steps to successful breastfeeding and discusses what “Baby-Friendly” practices mean and how a hospital or birth center can become one.


  • Understand what “Baby-Friendly” practice means.
  • Identify the barriers and solutions to implementing the steps that undermines the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) and the Maryland Hospital Breastfeeding Policy.
  • Follow and practice the Ten Steps to becoming a “Baby-Friendly” center.    


Be sure to complete the pre-test prior to watching the module and the post-test after completion to document that you have completed the training.