mPINC Ten Steps Assessment Tool

Note: This tool does not correspond to or replace Baby-Friendly USA’s on-site assessments or Baby-Friendly designation.

*Although this tool assesses many aspects of each of the Ten Steps, it does not assess every aspect. Every aspect of each Step cannot be assessed using mPINC data alone.

Ideal responses are in bold.

§This item was not scored and therefore not included in mPINC Hospital Reports. Please use your knowledge of hospital practice to answer this question. If you have requested access to mPINC data from CDC, this item corresponds with mPINC Data Element A5.