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
Adventist Health Simi Valley March 2016
Adventist Health White Memorial April 2015
Antelope Valley Hospital April 2015
Beverly Hospital November 2016
Centinela Hospital May 2017
Citrus Valley Medical Center October 2017
East LA Doctors Hospital December 2014
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center July 2005 Re-designated 2015
Good Samaritan Hospital June 2016
Greater El Monte Community Hospital November 2015
Harbor UCLA Medical Center April 2012 Re-designated 2017
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Nov 2011 Re-designated 2016
Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital April 2014
Huntington Hospital December 2016
LAC+USC Medical Center April 2012 Re-designated 2017
LAC Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Sept 2011 Re-designated 2016
Memorial Hospital of Gardena February 2017
MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach April 2018
Northridge Hospital Medical Center November 2016
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center March 2014
Providence LCM San Pedro May 2015
Providence LCM Torrance Feb 2015
Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center June, 2015
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center January 2017
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center June 2014
Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital June 2018
St. Francis Medical Center October 2014
St. Mary Medical Center March 2015
Torrance Memorial Medical Center June 2018
Valley Presbyterian Hospital November 2015

Where we could be by 2020….

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