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Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario (BFION) welcomes all who are interested in protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding through the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI). The BFI is based on current research and supports evidence-based practices for all perinatal families regardless of their infant feeding decisions. BFION members may in no way be associated with a company whose products fall within the scope of the International Code of the Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes. 

BFION meetings are held quarterly by videoconference, and include Hot Topic presentations at most meetings. 

Networking, collaboration and the sharing of resources are encouraged during membership meetings, via email, during the BFION Expo and by visiting the resource section of the “members only” area of the website. 

NOTE: Baby-Friendly Initiative Ontario’s name and logo are owned by BFION. The name and logo are intended solely for use on BFION approved documents and materials. If you wish to use the BFION name or logo, please contact BFION for consideration of your request. 

For general membership information please contact the membership coordinator at 

Membership Cost

Individual - $20.00
Group - $50.00 (2 to 5 People)
Group - $100.00 (6 to 10 People)
Group - $250.00 (11 to 25 People)
Group - $400.00 (More than 25 People)

Payment can be made by PayPal, Visa, MasterCard and American Express through the PayPal site.

General Information

Payment can be made by PayPal, Visa, MasterCard or American Express through the PayPal site.

Are you a new member, or a renewing member?

What is your name?

How many people are you registering for?

Are you paying on behalf of yourself, another Individual, Group/Organization?

What is the name of your organization?

Please provide the first 3 digits of your postal code or the postal code for your organization:

(All payments are made through the PayPal site. Payments can be made by PayPal, or if you would like to pay through Visa, MasterCard or American Express scroll down. A PayPal account is not necessary.)

Person Filling Out The Application

Please use the same email address on the PayPal payment site as well.

Name Email Telephone

Group/Organization Members

(If you are part of the group/organization, please include your preferred email)

Name Email Telephone

For larger groups, please upload a separate document with all names and contact information, preferably in Microsoft Word format.

We communicate mostly through email. Please provide accurate email addresses and notify the membership secretary of any changes at

The Provincial Authority for The Baby-Friendly Initiative

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