The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative welcomes this latest maternity report by The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) and the valuable insight it provides for the close monitoring of babies in the immediate postnatal period.
This rapid analytic review offers evidence-based recommendations for midwives and maternity teams on optimising mother-baby contact during Covid-19
Watch Kimberly Seals Allers’ 2019 Annual Conference presentation: “The lived experience of BAME women in birth & breastfeeding”
The Baby Friendly team encourages people to watch Kimberly Seals Allers' presentation from the 2019 conference on BAME women in birth and breastfeeding
A new report by Unicef, WHO and IBFAN reveals that countries are falling short in protecting parents from misleading information and harmful promotion of breastmilk substitutes.
Programme Director Sue Ashmore shares her thoughts in light of the cancellation of the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative 2020 Annual Conference.
Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative's Francesca Entwistle discusses the impact of Covid-19 on infant feeding during Maternity & Midwifery Hour's live stream.
A US study shows very positive news about the reach of the work the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative has done during the coronavirus outbreak.
Following the publication of the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative statement on infant feeding during the Covid-19 outbreak, we have now produced a quick reference guide for health professionals on supporting mothers to maximise the amount of breastmilk they are able to give or to re-lactate if they have stopped… Read More
Our statements on infant feeding and supporting Baby Friendly assessments can be used by health professionals during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
We are delighted that the new NHS England and NHS Improvement recommendations of the Neonatal Critical Care Transformation Review require Local Maternity Systems (LMSs) and Neonatal Operational Delivery Networks (ODNs) to work together to develop action plans to support neonatal services to seek and acquire Unicef UK Baby Friendly… Read More