World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Week Celebrations

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Breastfeeding Week Celebrations

2022 BFION Breastfeeding Week Celebration Resources

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is a global network that protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding worldwide.  Each year WABA selects a theme for World Breastfeeding Week and the 2022 theme is Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support.

In honour of National Breastfeeding Week, BFI Ontario has developed the following materials to support your promotional efforts in October:

There is an added opportunity to win a free membership to BFI Ontario for 2023!
NOTE - This is not limited to BFIO members, so feel free to share this activity widely.

  • BFI Ontario website quiz: If you answer all of the questions correctly and submit your answers to us by October 7, 2022, at midnight (ET), you could win a FREE individual membership to BFI Ontario for 2023!   Please send your responses to:

Watch the BFI Ontario social media pages every day for some National Breastfeeding Week posts. Be sure to LIKE and SHARE our posts!

Wishing you a wonderful National Breastfeeding Week 2022!

2021 BFION Breastfeeding Week Celebration Resources

Happy National Breastfeeding Week!

In Canada, National Breastfeeding Week 2021 is celebrated October 1-7

This year's theme is: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

BFIO wants to support you as you spread the word that breastfeeding needs to be protected in our country so we have provided some social media messages that you can use here.

In addition, to celebrate we have developed a quiz for you to complete for a chance to win one of three free individual membership for one year here!

Send your completed quiz to

Good Luck!

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 communities. This year's theme is support breastfeeding for a healthier planet.

Some key resources that can be used in your own or your organization's celebration are:

We hope you have a great Breastfeeding Week!

2019 BFION Breastfeeding Week Celebration Resource

Let’s celebrate National Breastfeeding Week! October 1st – 7th

2018 BFION Breastfeeding Week Celebration Resource

National Breastfeeding Week 2018

The Provincial Authority for The Baby-Friendly Initiative

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