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Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) Value Proposition The BFI Value Proposition is now available at http://bit.ly/BFIValueProposition. This document provides key conversation points for discussions about BFI, why organizations should implement BFI best practices, and what role leaders can take in supporting their staff with BFI implementation. It can be

JUST RELEASEDExpressing, Collecting, and Storing of Human Milk ProtocolThe BFI Strategy for Ontario and Toronto Public Health are pleased to announce a second revised Breastfeeding Protocol called Expressing, Collecting, and Storing of Human Milk designed to assist healthcare providers with clinical care and support of

On behalf of the BFI Symposium Planning Committee, we are writing to advise you that the deadline for the abstract submission has been extended to May 31, 2019 11:59:00 PST.  The language on the abstract submission page of the BFI Symposium website (https://www.bfisymposium.ca/ ) has also been updated.  Abstract submissions are

To submit an abstract: https://www.bfisymposium.ca/call-for-abstracts For all inquiries, contact us by email or phone: Department of Health and Social Services Government of the Northwest Territories Kyla Wright bccbfisymposium@gmail.com +1 867 767 9064 ext. 49242 Mársı | Kinanāskomitin | Thank you | Merci | Hąį’ | Quana | Qujannamiik | Quyanainni | Máhsı | Máhsı

The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada presents a three-day interactive symposium with experiential learning opportunities that will investigate how health equity and social justice approaches can inform the Baby-Friendly Initiative and its implementation in Canada. It is well known that families and communities in Canada can experience

We are seeking feedback from parents who have given birth within the past few years in Ontario. Please pass the following link along to mother-to-mother support groups in your area and any other contacts who might be able to distribute the survey. Here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VMSNL6Q The

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

The BFI Strategy for Ontario and Toronto Public Health are pleased to introduce the first of a series of revised Breastfeeding Protocols designed to assist health care providers with clinical care and support of families who breastfeed. The Protocols are intended to guide clinical decision

Breast milk has become a political issue. At the World Health Assembly the US opposed a resolution promoting breast feeding. Are governments bowing to the food industry at the expense of child health? Do infant formula manufacturers have too much power? Joining us at the

A  member has shared this link to a video featuring Dr. Ariel Dalfen (a psychiatrist at Mount Sinai hospital), Courtney Jung (author of the book “Lactivism”), and a woman who gave birth 8 years ago who links her postpartum depression with  feelings of being pressured

Briefing Note                                                 SUBJECT/ISSUE: The BFI Ontario executive members would like to address the recent media releases regarding the death of Florence Leung, and

Having the BFI Ontario Display at your event is now easier than ever! Simply go to the BFI Display page in the Members section and fill out the form. We will send the display free of charge! You can also download our information sheets!                        

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