North Central Celebrate Baby Friendly Status

Clinicians, providers, administrators, community leaders and elected officials celebrated the prestigious recognition.
Photo courtesy of NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx hosted a recognition award ceremony on Wednesday, February 8 to celebrate its recent designation as a Baby Friendly Hospital.

The distinction was awarded by Baby-Friendly USA, an initiative of the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund designed to recognize hospitals that encourage and promote breast feeding and mother-baby bonding.

The event also honored the positive transformation of the hospital’s Labor and Delivery Service which last year saw 1,297 babies born and 97% of the babies received mother’s milk.

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