World Breastfeeding Week

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:00am

October 1-7, 2017 is World Breastfeeding Week in Canada. 

Breast milk is the best food you can offer your baby. Health Canada and the World Health Organization recommend that it should be the only food or drink for the first 6 months of life and after that, breastfeeding should continue for up to 2 years or more, along with age-appropriate solid foods.

View the Breastfeeding your Baby - Information booklet  [PDF | 1.4 MB]

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