Welcome to Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario

The Provincial Authority for The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada

Formerly the Ontario Breastfeeding Committee.

Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario is a multidisciplinary committee consisting of health care professionals, service providers and consumers within Ontario who are interested in protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding by implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Baby- Friendly Initiative. Our vision is that all eligible facilities in Ontario receive the Baby Friendly Initiative designation and all supporting facilities practice according to the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) standards.

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Become a Member

Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario welcomes anyone who is interested in protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding through the implementation of the 10 steps of the Baby-Friendly Initiative. General Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario meetings are held at the Health Nexus/Best Start offices located at 180 Dundas Street West Suite 1900. All meetings can be accessed by teleconference.

For networking, resource and information sharing, two subcommittees also encourage ongoing membership. The Baby-Friendly Community Health Services group and the Baby-Friendly Hospital group meet regularly via teleconference.

For general membership information please contact the communication and public relations rep at membership@BFIOntario.com

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