5 Strategies for Building Physician Support for Baby-Friendly Hospitals

It’s the nature of the beast: Achieving Baby-Friendly designation requires buy-in from all of the hospital’s health care staff. Maybe you’ve already found that building physician support for Baby-Friendly is not always simple. From where I sit – teaching nurses and lactation consultants – questions arise about how to overcome resistance. Read more…

Top Reasons “We Can’t Go Baby-Friendly” Part 3: How to Overcome “Have” Obstacles

There are many reasons for why hospitals “can’t” go Baby-Friendly, but experience shows that when the obstacles are addressed, they actually can. I’ve addressed “Be” objections and “Do” obstacles. Now, I’ll take on “Have” problems — often, actually “do not have” problems. The “have” theme goes something like this: “Our lack of [whatever] Read more…