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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

WHO Breastfeeding and COVID - 19 FAQ  provides responses to questions that have arisen about the recommendations that were released on March 13, 2020 (www.who.int/publications-detail/clinical-management-of-severe-acute-respiratory-infection-when-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-is-suspected ) The interim guidance and FAQ reflect: the available evidence regarding transmission risks of COVID-19 through breastmilk the protective effects of

October 2nd Due to continued concerns over COVID-19, the BFI Expo 2020 has been cancelled. We look forward to bringing Dr James McKenna when this pandemic is over.    Featuring  Key Note Speaker: James McKenna The Return of Humankind's Oldest and Most Successful Sleep and Feeding Arrangement. Session 1) Setting

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