Nevada's First Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital

Delivering a Baby-Friendly® Experience

Did you know that breastfed babies are usually healthier babies with lower risks of developing asthma, frequent ear infections or even diabetes? As the region’s only Baby-Friendly® designated hospital, Carson Tahoe is proud to support optimal outcomes for moms and their little ones. This prestigious honor, awarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, is only achieved by a small number of hospitals nationwide. Based on “10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding,” this international program recognizes birthing facilities that offer mothers the information, confidence, and skills needed to successfully initiate and continue breastfeeding their babies. Coupled with the encouragement of breastfeeding, Carson Tahoe incorporates immediate ‘skin-to-skin’ mother-baby contact and 24/7 ‘rooming-in’ to promote bonding and assure a happy, successful birth experience. To learn more, visit

Nurturing Beautiful Beginnings

At Carson Tahoe, we are dedicated to going above and beyond in delivering an extraordinary, memorable, and personalized birthing experience for families in our community. From a tranquil, clean, healing environment featuring private master-sized suites with awe-inspiring views, to our compassionate Labor & Delivery care teams and advanced expertise; as well as a wide array of pre and post natal support, resources, and programs – our goal is to help foster a beautiful relationship with your baby from day one.

Carson Tahoe Women & Children’s Center: (775) 445-5103

Nevada's First Designated Baby-Friendly Hospital

Newborn Care Links:

Additional Resources: