Preferred Baby-Friendly Hospitals

baby friendly hospitals cover Under the Affordable Care Act, GEHA covers lactation services without a co-pay as long as the services are performed by a provider in GEHA's network. If there is not an in-network lactation consultant near you, you might want to check to see if there is an in-network Baby-Friendly Hospital in your area. Click Download below for a list of in-network Baby-Friendly Hospitals (PDF).

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in 1991 to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother/baby bonding.

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