Seasonal Flu: Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

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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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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)

Physician Resource Coming Soon!

A breastfeeding resource created by physicians for physicians in NL coming soon!

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Supporting You and Your Family

Breastfeeding Resources for Newfoundland and Labrador Families

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Fall 2014 Baby-Friendly Council of NL Newsletter

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Breastfeeding boost could save big bucks... Internationally, nationally and here in NL too!

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Jumping Bean Coffee shop on Harvey Road displaying the Welcome to breastfeed decal. Thx to owner Jeff...

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http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/overcrowding-unacceptable-conditions-on-hsc-maternity-ward-1.2871060

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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 Moms in NL Facebook Support
Breastfeeding Moms in NL Facebook Support

Breastfeeding Moms in NL welcomes breastfeeding mothers (and supporters) living in (or from) Newfoundland and Labrador. The goal of this Facebook group is to provide mother-to-mother support so that moms are better able to reach their breastfeeding goals. The group is administered by accredited peer breastfeeding supporters and other experienced nursing moms. It is a “closed group,” meaning what is posted here will not show up on your personal Facebook Timeline or in your friends’ newsfeeds. (Your posts will, however, be viewable by anyone who is also a member of this group.)

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Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) will be celebrated in Newfoundland and Labrador from October 1 to 7, 2014. This year’s theme, BREASTFEEDING: A Winning Goal - For Life!  highlights the important role of local businesses, organizations, restaurants, and municipalities in establishing breastfeeding friendly public spaces. This initiative will support women to breastfeed anytime and anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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