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The purpose of this document is to provide simple and easy-to-read information on frequently raised queries about selected aspects of the recommendations detailed in the revised Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) implementation guidance. The revised BFHI implementation guidance was released in 2018 and presents the first revision of the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding since 1989. This document is intended for all those involved in policy making, and service delivery for pregnant women, families and infants – government officials; national managers of maternal and child health programmes in general. The document is particularly helpful for those involved in breastfeeding and BFHI-related programs; and health-facility managers at different levels. Click here to read the document.