Congratulations to St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City for their Baby-Friendly designation. They become the 6th Baby-Friendly hospital in Oklahoma. That means that 13.6% of babies in Oklahoma are now born in a Baby-Friendly designated hospital (6950 of 51205 births).
Nationwide there are currently 391 Baby-Friendly hospitals which means 19.25% of babies nationally are born in a Baby-Friendly hospital so Oklahoma just took a big step closer to the national average.
To find out more about becoming a Baby-Friendly facility click here.