Best Fed Beginnings

Nationwide quality improvement initiative to help hospitals improve maternity care and increase the number of “Baby-friendly” designated hospitals in the US. Administered by NICHQ with the CDC and Baby-Friendly USA. Recruited 89 hospitals to participate in a 22 month learning collaborative. Hospitals use quality improvement methods to learn how to make system level changes to maternity care practices in order to be designated “baby friendly.”

National Institute for Children’s Health Quality; CDC , 2011-2015

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: N/A

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Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum

Resource types:

Demonstration project

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