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Supporting the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI)
Designation and Re-designation:
Why It Matters!

The webinar will be held on Monday March 18th, 12 – 1:00 p.m. (EDT)Speaker: Kathy O’Grady Venter RN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Committee for Canada, Lead Assessor

Who should attend: Community health service and hospital practice leads in maternal-newborn programs including managers, directors, BFI leads, nurse educators, nurses, lactation consultants, midwives, dietitians, paediatricians, primary care practitioners including family physicians and nurse practitioners.

About: This webinar will highlight how the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) has encouraged facilities providing maternity and newborn services to better support breastfeeding and provide evidence-based care to all mothers and infants regardless of their infant-feeding decision. BFI continues to support continuous quality-improvement strategies and motivate facilities. In this webinar, Kathy O’Grady Venter, will highlight evidence why BFI designation and re-designation is important to all families, society and individual health care settings. National and provincial strategies and investments that support organizations will be reviewed.

Registration: Please register at      https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3277318004719509773
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants.

We hope you can join us.

Elizabeth Brazeau
Coordinator, Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) Strategy for Ontario
Administrative Support, Pumps for Preemies Program
Monday to Thursday

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The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada is seeking a Parent Partner to participate in planning, designing and implementing a Quality Improvement Collaborative that will scale up the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Initiative in Canada. The Parent Partner will join a multi-disciplinary Planning Team and contribute to the detail design and curriculum content of the Quality Improvement Collaborative workshops and action phases. The Parent Partner will be a member of the Expert Faculty and will deliver coaching sessions for hospitals related to engaging parents. The Parent Partner will also assist with developing and supporting a Parent Partner Network with other Parent Partners from participating hospitals. The Parent Partner will share their experience in participating in the project as part of the project evaluation and dissemination of learnings.

Deadline to apply is Feb 22nd.

Learn more at : https://gallery.mailchimp.com/8a441ace1e52ae6e4762ed865/files/2883557f-3a43-4812-a50f-63b796efb5c1/Parent_Partner_recruitment.pdf

Please address your inquiries to BFIProjectDirector@bccbfi.com  

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