Willow Creek Women’s Hospital in Johnson is the first hospital in Arkansas to be recognized by Baby-Friendly USA Inc. as a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility, according to a news release.
Willow Creek is one of four hospitals in the network of Northwest Health System of Springdale.
“We have always been ‘Baby-Friendly,’” Sharif Omar, chief executive officer of Northwest Health, said in the statement. “This designation simply affirms our commitment to the safest and highest quality care for our newborns and moms.”
Baby-Friendly USA manages the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
According to the release, the initiative encourages and... [ MORE ]