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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!                        

Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants Recommendations from Birth to Six Months - has now been officially released (see info  below  Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants - Recommendations from Birth to Six Months(www.healthcanada.gc.ca/infantnutrition)). The work on updating these national infant feeding guidelines began about 2.5 years ago, replacing the

Implement a written breastfeeding policy

Train staff with the knowledge & skills to implement the breastfeeding policy

Teach expecting parents about breastfeeding

Support mothers to exclusively breastfeed for six months

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