This webinar and training material are designed to provide an overview of the Connecticut Breastfeeding Intervention (CBI), describe how the intervention works, and discuss its public health impact. CBI was designed to promote practices in maternity facilities that support the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding. The cornerstone of the CBI is the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, comprised of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding that focus on breastfeeding initiation, exclusive breastfeeding, skin-to-skin contact, rooming in and more. Contributors include Caroline Smith Cooke and Jennifer Matranga.
Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT)