Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
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  1. Step One: Have a written breastfeeding policy that is routinely communicated to all health care staff.
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  2. Step Two: Train all health care staff in skills necessary to implement this policy.
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  3. Step Three: Inform all pregnant women about the benefits and management of breastfeeding.
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  4. Step Four: Help mothers initiate breastfeeding within a half-hour of birth.
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  5. Step Five: Show mothers how to breastfeed and how to maintain lactation, even if they should be separated from their infants.
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  6. Step Six: Give newborn infants no food or drink other than breast milk unless medically indicated.
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  7. Step Seven: Practice rooming-in - allow mothers and infants to remain together - 24 hours a day.
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  8. Step Eight: Encourage breastfeeding on demand.
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  9. Step Nine: Give no artificial teats or pacifiers (also called dummies or soothers) to breastfeeding infants.
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  10. Step Ten: Foster the establishment of breastfeeding support groups and refer mothers to them on discharge from the hospital or clinic.
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   7 August, 2014
 
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