Leaflets from the BFHI in Ireland
BFHI Link is the newsletter for hospitals participating in the maternity or paediatric programmes. Most issues include a page that can be can be downloaded and distributed as a leaflet for parents, student health workers and other interested people.
Items from BFHI Link and the leaflets can be used in non-commercial publications provided that BFHI in Ireland is credited.
leaflets start from the first days of BFHI in Ireland in May 1999 and while the
information is generally accurate it may look a little dated. Some links and
addresses in older materials may no longer work; please let us know if you find
Click on the underlined text to open the handout
Materials in languages other than English
Remember it is better to give no leaflet than to give a leaflet in the person’s own language that has incorrect information. Do not give out leaflets if you do not know what is written in them.
If you are thinking of translating BFHI materials for use in Ireland, please check first with the BFHI National Coordinator. This ensures you are using the most recent version and not duplicating work already done. Copyrighted materials should not be translated without permission from the holder of the copyright.
Copyright © 1999-2016 Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Ireland. Material on this site may be used for
non-commercial purposes. Please credit BFHI Ireland. If you wish to translate
any of this material, please contact to discuss as a translation may already