New 2016 Video! We need your Help!

Part 2 of the 'Breastfeeding Myths' video series will be filmed August 10, 2016

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New Baby-Friendly NL YouTube Video

Congrats to Laura Rees, the WINNER of the video naming contest! Click here to view "If Babies Could Talk: What They'd Want You to Know about Breastfeeding".

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

Fall 2015 Baby-Friendly NL Newsletter

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Here's some exciting research out of Germany.

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#getusedtoit #nip #normalizebreastfeeding

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Amazing talent

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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 Myths Part 2
Breastfeeding Myths Part 2

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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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FREE Breastfeeding-Friendly Toolkit for Local Businesses!
FREE Breastfeeding-Friendly Toolkit for Local Businesses!

Are you a local business, organization, or municipality that wants to welcome breastfeeding families? This initiative will support women to breastfeed anytime and anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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