Physiological Infant Care - Managing Nighttime Breastfeeding in Young Infants The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has just released a new protocol titled, "Physiological Infant Care - Managing Nighttime Breastfeeding in the Young Infant". Along with this 2023 protocol, there is a parent handout titled, "Physiological Infant Care

Kangaroo Mother Care Come join us!! This educational session is hosted by the World Health Organization with the support of the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. Registration is required.  Here is the registration link for the webinar:

Lancet Series Launched Feb 8th The 2023 Lancet series on breastfeeding was launched Feb. 8th which includes information about predatory marketing of formula companies. The editorial and 3 articles are free to download on the Lancet website. There is a video that provides an overview of

Our AGM is happening April 21st at 12 noon EDT. Click on this Zoom link to register: To prepare, please review the following documents that will be discussed at the meeting: 1. MINUTES from 2022 AGM 2. AGENDA for 2023 AGM 3. BFI Ontario Annual Report

Briefing Note Briefing Note Date: December 20, 2022 Subject/Issue: Some BFI Ontario members have been inquiring about a document sent to Ontario public health units from Public Health Ontario titled, “Q & A consideration for re-designating as Baby-Friendly”.1 The document has sparked confusion about the importance of Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) designation

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Breastfeeding Committee for Canada recommends breastfeeding women/persons can be offered a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine series as the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks. The COVID-19 mRNA vaccine series has a 95% efficacy for preventing serious disease for the adult population and common side effects are mild. Breastfeeding women/persons should

Feeding your Baby and Healthy Eating for a Healthy Baby have been updated! They are now available in high quality pdf’s (free!) Print copies can also be purchased at $1.50 each. To access click the links below: Feeding-Your-Baby Healthy Eating Healthy Baby Print Copies for Purchase

2020 BFION Breastfeeding Week Celebration Resources   "Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet" In Canada, we celebrate National Breastfeeding Week from October 1st to 7th each year, and use it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the vital importance of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding in our

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