Local Hospitals Pursue Baby-Friendly Certification

By Holly Menino SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Both McKenzie-Willamette and Sacred Heart Medical Center are pursuing a baby-friendly certification. Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative encourages the best feeding practices for babies.¬†One of the steps to gaining that certification is putting all babies to their mothers’ chests after delivery, unless there’s a medical reason not to. “If a mother … Continue reading »