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RHSHC in Cresco, Iowa supports the superiority of breastmilk/breastfeeding for infants and the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months, or seeking out a Baby Friendly version. OB nursing and medical staff at RHSHC are educated and trained to support new moms in breastfeeding in compliance with Baby Friendly Standards.
Not all articles found in the A.D.A.M. Health Library from this web page that reference breastfeeding are in compliance with RHSHC Baby Friendly Standards.
For any questions on breastfeeding and Baby Friendly Standards that RHSHC adheres to, please contact the OB Nursing Department at 563-547-2101.