To support education, instigate a hospital policy

April 2011
Patient Education Management;Apr2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p40
Academic Journal
The article highlights a need to put in place a hospital policy which is supportive of the breastfeeding education for moms while offering a brief overview of the self-assessment tools by staff at the California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, and the Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee, California.


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