NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that its 11 acute-care facilities have each been designated as “Baby-Friendly” for successfully providing evidence-based maternity care practices to support optimal infant feeding.
In recognition of National Breastfeeding Month, NYC Health + Hospitals today urged Big Apple parents to extend breastfeeding to two years or more if mutually desired by parents and their babies.
By plane, boat, and foot, 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines are making their way to some of the most remote corners of the globe as part of the largest and fastest vaccine operation in history.
This year has been tough for many. Despite the challenges, acts of compassion and generosity can bring together the global community.
As millions of people across the globe social distance and self-quarantine to help prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, kids and families can help save lives by getting active at home.
will host a special luncheon for mothers, babies, and their families on Monday, March 5, 2018, to celebrate the hospital’s “Baby-Friendly” designation.
The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity launched a new campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” to raise awareness about a mother’s right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever she chooses.
In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, the Health Department today celebrated the opening of five “lactation pods” around the city, one in each borough, in locations that serve parents and families.
More than 20 mothers from the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (HHC) Queens Hospital Center (QHC) and HHC Harlem Hospital Center participated today in the “2015 Global Big Latch On,” an attempt to set a new world record for most women breastfeeding simultaneously.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams delivered his second State of the City address, outlining a “Working People’s Agenda” focused on delivering jobs, safety, housing, and care for New Yorkers.
Today, U.S. Reps. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY-16) and Ritchie Torres (D-NY-15,) joined direct service organizations, anti-poverty and immigration advocates, families, faith leaders, and lawmakers to call for the expanded, monthly Child Tax Credit.
Today, Grammy®-nominated recording artist, actor, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe was named host of the trailblazing “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2022.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor David C. Banks.
As the world faces multiple crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, families from Harlem to Harare may have to adjust traditional trick-or-treating plans again this year.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and The Trust for Governors Island (the Trust) today launched a global competition to create climate-focused research and educational hub on Governors Island.