Breastfeeding Handbook 2016

A Newfoundland and Labrador resource on how to start breastfeeding and to keep it going

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New Breastfeeding Public Education Video

This video (released October 1, 2016) focuses on what to expect during the first few weeks and months of breastfeeding

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Physician Resource Available NOW!

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Summer 2016 Baby-Friendly NL Newsletter

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World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (October 1-7)

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A GREAT START! A Breastfeeding Strategic Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador

A Guiding Plan for Work of the Baby-Friendly Council of NL (2014-2017)

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Supporting You and Your Family

Breastfeeding Resources for Newfoundland and Labrador Families

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"Make Breastfeeding Your Business" Toolkit

Are you a business or community organization in Newfoundland and Labrador that wants to become more breastfeeding friendly? Get your FREE toolkit today!

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Seasonal Flu: Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

New Resource Fall 2014 - Get a copy in 'Resources' section

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Healthy eating begins with breastfeeding 👍🏼 The E.J. Broomfield Arena in Happy Valley Goose Bay...

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A great resource! http://www.beststart.org/resources/breastfeeding/B23E-BreastfeedingYourEarlyPretermBaby.pdf

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Hand expression is simple, free and a great tool in your breastfeeding journey

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#LocalResearchMatters #Grandmudders #DidUKnow "Grandmothers play an important role in the family, and their support or lack thereof can directly or indirectly influence whether a new mother decides to initiate breastfeeding. It is imperative that grandmothers are included in pre- and postnatal programming. Engaging and providing grandmothers with up-to-date information on infant feeding practices, related health benefits, and advice on how to best assist a new mother will help grandmothers become actively involved in promoting and supporting breastfeeding"... Infant Feeding: Perceptions and Experiences of Grandmothers | Young et al. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 25(4), 223–231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/1058-1243.25.4.223 Keywords: breastfeeding, bottle feeding, infant feeding, grandmothers, Newfoundland and Labrador

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80 percent of Norwegian hospitals are considered "baby friendly." 99% of mothers initiate breastfeeding. #boobwinners #breastfeedingstats

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Fast Fact

According to regional health authorities, the breastfeeding initiation rate in hospitals for 2013 in the province was 70%. (Source: Provincial Neonatal Screening Program Feb 2014)

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Breastfeeding Champion: Dr. Erin Smallwood

Dr. Smallwood is a champion supporter and encourager of Breastfeeding, in her workplace, in the community and in her very own home as a breastfeeding mom.

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Breastfeeding Handbook 2016
Breastfeeding Handbook 2016

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World Breastfeeding Week 2016
World Breastfeeding Week 2016

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NEW YouTube Video!
NEW YouTube Video!

**New YouTube Video! Release Date October 1st, 2016 as a part of the World Breastfeeding Week activities in NL** Baby-Friendly NL would like to thank the breastfeeding moms (and supportive partners) that participated in the new YouTube Video.

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Private Lactation Consultant
Private Lactation Consultant

Janet Beattie is a private practice Lactation consultant (IBCLC) with over eight years experience. She provides 1.5-2 hour home visits, and is available evenings and weekends. Please click here for more details and for contact information.

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Breastfeeding Myths Part 1
Breastfeeding Myths Part 1

"If Babies Could Talk: What They'd Want You to Know about Breastfeeding" - This new video will be used throughout Public Health in NL, as well as shared widely over social media for public education and awareness.

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World Breastfeeding Week
World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (in Canada) will be celebrated October 1-7, 2015. In Newfoundland and Labrador, this year's theme is: "Breastfeeding...Making it Work". Click below for more information about events and how you can join the celebration!

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