Baby-Friendly Hospitals

“30 Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Counting…”

LA County is on track to be the most breastfeeding-friendly community!  More than half of LA County births are taking place in a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital!


Designation Date
Community Hospital of San Bernardino (2007) Re-designated 2018-2023
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center (2005) Re-designated 2015-2020
Harbor UCLA Medical Center (April 2012) Re-designated 2017-2022
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital (Nov 2011) Re-designated 2016-2021
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian  (2009) Re-designated 2014-2019
LAC+USC Medical Center (April 2012) Re-designated 2017-2022
LAC Olive View-UCLA Medical Center (July 2011) Re-designated 2016-2021
Miller Children & Women’s Hospital Long Beach (April 2018) Re-designated 2018-2023
San Antonio Regional Hospital (2008) Re-Designated 2018-2023
St. Joseph Hospital (2009) Re-Designated 2014-2019
Ventura County Medical Center (2003) Re-Designated 2018-2023

Where we could be by 2020….

* graphic taken from the October 2014 LA County Breastfeeding Summit Brief