Breastfeeding Handbook (2016)

Information on how to start breastfeeding and to continue. Lots of topics covered in this one!

Breastfeeding Information For Parents

Breastfeeding – The Way to Feed Babies

Feeding at Home & Keeping it Going

Caring for Yourself & Getting Help from Friends & Family

Skin-to-Skin: Our First Cuddle

Learn more about the benefits of close contact soon after your baby’s birth including the reduction of stress, encouraged bonding, and more.

Get to Know Your Baby and Let Your Baby Know You

Find out some of the benefits of developing close contact with your baby soon after they are born.

How Do I Know My Baby’s Getting Enough Breastmilk?

Seasonal Flu: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Newfoundland and Labrador HealthLine

10 Great Reasons to Breastfeed Your Baby

From benefits to the child and mother to its convenience, this article discusses 10 great reasons to breastfeed.

10 Valuable Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

Learn a number of great tips including how to tell if your baby is getting enough milk, how to feed your baby, and how to breastfeed while working or attending school.

Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing

Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding: A Practical Workbook for Community-Based Programs

Published by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada in 2014.

Breastfeeding Committee for Canada

Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes: National Implementation of the International Code, Status Report 2016

Women Need Folic Acid

During pregnancy, folic acid helps your baby’s spine, brain and skull develop properly.

Feeding Your Baby 6-12 Months

This handout provides information about feeding healthy full-term infants from age six to twelve months.

Healthy Eating for Your Toddler: Age 12-24 Months

This practical guide gives you information on how to help your child develop healthy eating habits for a lifetime.

You, Your Child, and Food

This guide is for parents and caregivers of preschool children, and anyone else involved in their care.

Looking for Breastfeeding Support?

If you’re looking for advice, either medical or not, there are a number of support networks available to you
and some are even accessible 24/7. Click the link below to view some of our online support services.

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