Our Baby-Friendly designation is more than just a name. It means you are surrounded by the kind of health care that's essential for your baby's healthy start in life.
Goshen Hospital is recognized by the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for the optimal level of care we offer mothers and their babies. Our baby-friendly status certifies that we provide breastfeeding mothers with the information, confidence and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies.
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund. It recognizes hospitals and birthing facilities that have completed a 10-step process to establish policies and practices that encourage parents to make informed choices about how they feed and care for their babies.