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Baby-Friendly NL Directional Document 2020-2025

Nov 13, 2020

The Baby-Friendly Council of NL (previously known as the Breastfeeding Coalition of NL), established in 1992, is an interdisciplinary committee with representatives from all Health Regions in the province, the Provincial Government, Memorial University, and many community organizations. The 2020-2025 Directional Document entailing the updated Vision, Mission, Values and Priority Areas for Action can be seen here.

There’s No Hug Like the First

Sep 14, 2020

Did you know that skin-to-skin contact can be safely implemented, for most babies and mothers as soon as the baby is born, and it provides many benefits for both mother and baby? Skin-to-skin helps newborns regulate their body temperature and establish successful breastfeeding while mothers experience lower levels of pain and increased satisfaction with the birth experience. Check out this new poster “There’s no hug like the first” and reach out to your healthcare provider to discuss your options for skin-to-skin contact.

New Municipalities Toolkit

Feb 7, 2019

The Baby-Friendly Council of Newfoundland and Labrador has received government support to create a breastfeeding toolkit for municipalities in NL.

Looking for Breastfeeding Support?

There are a number of support networks available to you for both medical or non medical advice – some are accessible 24/7. Click the link below to view some of our online support services.

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