Healthier Perth Amboy

Healthcare Centers

Objective: In Development

  • Promote exclusive breastfeeding through proven policies and
  • Use maternity care practices that empower new mothers to
    breastfeed, such as the Baby-Friendly Hospital standards
  • Community health needs assessments
  • Conduct physical activity assessments, provide counseling, and refer patients to allied health care or health and fitness professionals
  • Adopt policies and practices that comply with the World Health Organization’s “Ten Steps for Successful Breastfeeding.”
  • Encourage all NJ Delivery Facilities to adopt Joint Commission’s
    Perinatal Care Core Measure Set (which includes exclusive breast milk feeding).