Exclusive Breast Milk Feeding

Exclusive breast milk feeding during the newborn's entire hospitalization.

 

Measure Steward

The Joint Commission

 

Measure Numerator

Newborns that were fed breast milk only since birth. 

 

Measure Denominator

Single term newborns discharged from the hospital who have no diagnosis of galactosemia, no procedure of parenteral infusion, no diagnosis of premature newborn, and length of stay less than or equal to 120 days.