HUG Your Baby (Help, Understanding, Guidance for Young Families)

Uses child development principles to boost parent confidence, facilitate parent-child bonding, and promote breastfeeding duration. HUG has been implemented in many countries and can been integrated into nursing programs, hospitals, home visitation programs, prenatal clinics, etc. Materials include DVDs, e-newsletters, blogs, music video songs, social media, posters, and online courses. Also includes The Roadmap to Breastfeeding Success, an additional lactation online course that integrates best practices in lactation support with child development theory.

by Jan Tedder, BSN, FNP, IBCLC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill., 2005

Evidence Rating: II

Cost: N/A

Additional Info:


Breastfeeding Parenting Education

Perinatal Periods:


Resource types:

Model programs

Back to Evidence-Based Practices »