Advocate Trinity Hospital first in Chicago to be certified Baby Friendly


babyAdvocate Trinity Hospital is the first hospital in Chicago to be certified as Baby Friendly, a designation from the World Health Organization recognizing the highest level of support for breastfeeding mothers and babies. It’s a step forward in addressing the city’s childhood illness and obesity epidemic. Providing infants with human milk gives them the most complete nutrition possible because it provides the best mix of nutrients for each baby to thrive. Scientific studies have shown that breastfed children have far fewer and less serious illnesses than those who never received breast milk, including a reduced risk of SIDS, childhood cancers and diabetes. Read more.