Clearinghouse Resource


The Baby Friendly Initiative


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


New York, NY: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2004, pages

Description of Resource

The Baby Friendly Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organization and UNICEF.  The initiative works with the health-care system to ensure a high standard of care in relation to infant feeding for pregnant women and mothers and babies.  The Web site includes many resources in other languages on breastfeeding, sharing a bed with your baby, and more. 


Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu