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Health Care Tool Kit

Registered sites in Maine and Mount Washington Valley, New Hampshire, receive a free hard-copy toolkit. For all others, Let’s Go! offers free online access to our Health Care toolkit in an easy-to-use format, as well as printable PDFs of individual pages, organized per the outline below.

WELCOME LETTER & TABLE OF CONTENTS

STEP 1 - ENGAGE

STEP 2 - ASSESS OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

STEP 3 - STRATEGY 1: CONNECTING TO THE COMMUNITY

STEP 3 - STRATEGY 2: MEASURING AND WEIGHING

STEP 3 - STRATEGY 3: TALK WITH PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

STEP 3 - MORE: CHILDHOOD OBESITY ALGORITHM

STEP 3 - MORE: FEEDING PRACTICES

STEP 3 - MORE: PARENT HANDOUTS

STEP 4 - COMPLETE SURVEY

STEP 5 - CELEBRATE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Breastfeeding Resources for Hospitals

Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding (WHO)

The following trainings, ranging in length from 30 – 60 minutes, aim to help support your hospital's efforts to increase breastfeeding rates. These videos can help you achieve the 3 hours of provider training required for the World Health Organization's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Funding for these trainings was made possible by the Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation. Learn more about what it means to be a Breastfeeding hospital ›

Optimizing Successful Breastfeeding for Newborns and Their Moms: Steps 1-5
Optimizing Successful Breastfeeding for Newborns and Their Moms: Steps 6-10
Breast IS Best: Why we should support exclusive breastfeeding

Webinars

We also offer webinars to help providers hone their motivational interviewing skills or learn about the management and treatment of childhood obesity, including how co-morbid conditions impact obesity.

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