2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

153 - Baby Friendly: How Do You Make It Friendly?

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Sep 6, 2018 2:45pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00


The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a culture shift in most organizations. Learn how a hospital that delivers over 8,200 babies a year (that's nearly 1 an hour, every hour) was successful in making the culture shift in less than 18 months while being sensitive to the patients, nurses, and physicians. Bring your questions and experiences, learn how to achieve the culture you desire.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the timeline of the culture shift for achieving Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative designation.
  • Discuss the EMPower collaborative and the processes used to make the culture shift to Baby Friendly fun and exciting.
  • Explore challenges of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and ways to conquer them.


  • Cheri Johnson, RNC-OB, BSN, Vice President of Perinatal and Neonatal Sevices, Woman's Hospital

Credits Available

Baby Friendly: How Do You Make It Friendly? Exam

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