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Where to Begin
Colostrum First (Lactation Education Resources) -Poster
Skin-to-Skin (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Skin-to-Skin... is easy (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Brochure PDF

Skin-to-Skin videos - Breastfeeding Video Library -video is available in multiple languages
Baby Wearing (Lactation Education Resources) -Poster
 

Feeding Cues  (How to Tell When Your Baby is Hungry)    
Feeding Cues (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Baby Feeding Cues  (Queensland Health)- Poster/Images
 

Positioning & Latch
Breastfeeding Positions (Region of Peel Public Health) - Webpage
Latching Your Baby (Region of Peel Public Health) -Webpage
Positioning and Latch Videos- Webpage Video Library- some videos are available in multiple languages

Breastfeeding Protocol:  Positioning and Latching (Breastfeeding Resources Ontario Supporting The Baby-Friendly Initiative) -PDF for Healthcare Providers

Protocole d'Allaitement:  Positions d'allaitement et mis au sein  (Ressources Allaitement de l'Ontario soutient l'Initiative Amis Des Bébés)- PDF pour Les fournisseurs de Soins de Santé

Laid Back Breastfeeding (Biological Nurturing®) (Middlesex-London Health Unit)- PDF Fact sheet
Breastfeeding with Large Breasts (Lactation Education Resources) -Poster
 

Milk Supply and How to Tell if Your Baby is Getting Enough
How Do I Know If My Baby Is Getting Enough Breastmilk? (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
How To Be Sure Your Baby Is Getting Enough (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - PDF Fact sheet
Colostrum (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Establishing Your Milk Supply (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Milk Supply Videos - Breastfeeding Video Library
Signs That Feeding is Going Well /Guidelines for Nursing Mothers (Best Start by Health Nexus) -PDF Table available in English and 17 other languages
Breastfeeding Protocol:  Signs of Effective Breastfeeding- (Breastfeeding Resources Ontario Supporting The Baby-Friendly Initiative) -PDF for Healthcare Providers
 

Hand Expression & Pumping
Hand Expression (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Expressing and Storing Breast Milk (Best Start) - Fact sheet PDF

Exprimer et conserver le lait maternel (Best Start) - Fact sheet PDF

Hand Expression (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF
Hand Expression Video- Breastfeeding Video Library
Breastfeeding Protocol:  Expressing, Collecting, and Storing of Human Milk (Breastfeeding Resources Ontario Supporting The Baby-Friendly Initiative) -PDF for Healthcare Providers

Electric Breast Pump Rentals and Supplies in London (updated 2019): (LHSC) - Website download. Please note that McNeice Tens is not open on weekends;  Cheeky Monkey is not renting right now;  Shoppers on Commissioners was out mid-June, thus best to Call First before going anywhere.

Electric Breast Pump Rentals and Supplies Outside of London (Updated 2016): (LHSC) - Website download. Be Sure to Call First as this information is from 2016.

 

Other Ways to Feed Your Baby Breastmilk
Cup Feeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF 
Finger Feeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF
Cup Feeding Video - Breastfeeding Video Library

Finger Feeding to Start Latch Video - Breastfeeding Video Library

How to Use a Nipple Shield Video - Breastfeeding Video Library

Paced Bottle Feeding Video - Breastfeeding Video Library
 

Vitamin D for Breastfed Babies
Vitamin D (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Vitamin D for Breastfed Babies (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF

La vitamine D pour les bébés allaités au sein (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - French

Vitamina D para bebés que toman el pecho (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Spanish

فيتامين "د" ألطفال الرضاعة الطبيعية (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Arabic

How To Give Baby a Vitamin D Drop Everyday (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF 

Cómo darle a tu bebé una gota de vitamina D todos los días (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Spanish

How to give baby a vitamin D drop everyday (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Arabic

 

Healthy Eating for New Moms
Healthy Eating For New Moms (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Healthy Eating For New Moms (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF

Une saine alimentation pour les nouvelles mamans (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - French

Alimentación saludable para mamás primerizas (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Spanish 

الأكل الصحي للأمهات الجدد (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF - Arabic

 

Substance Use and Breastfeeding
Alcohol and Breastfeeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Mixing Alcohol and Breastfeeding (Best Start by Health Nexus) - Brochure PDF

La consommation d’alcool pendant l’allaitement (Meilleur Départ par Health Nexus) -PDF

Cannabis and Breastfeeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Cannabis Before, During, and After Pregnancy (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Fact sheet PDF
Smoking and Breastfeeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Medication and Breastfeeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
Birth Control and Breastfeeding (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
 

When to Start Your Baby on Other Food

Introducing Solid Foods (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Feeding Your Baby to One Year-En , French, Spanish, Arabic (Nutrition Connections)- PDF

Feeding Your Baby From 6 - 8 Months (Middlesex-London Health Unit) -Fact Sheet PDF English

Nourrir votre bébé de 6 à 8 mois (Middlesex-London Health Unit) -Fact Sheet PDF French

طعام طفلك الرضيع من6-8أشهر (Middlesex-London Health Unit) -Fact Sheet PDF Arabic

Alimentar a su bebé de 6 a 8 meses  (Middlesex-London Health Unit) -Fact Sheet PDF Spanish

 

Breastfeeding Concerns
Breastfeeding Guidelines for Your Small or Preterm Baby (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - PDF Fact sheet
Breast Massage and Compression (Lactation Education Resources) -Poster

Breast Fullness (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Nipple Pain / Discomfort (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

Using Breastfeeding to Reduce Baby's Pain and Discomfort (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage

How to Minimize Infant Pain During Vaccinations, Newborn Screening and Other Painful Procedures Videos - Breastfeeding Video Library -videos available in multiple languages
Waking The Sleepy Term Newborn (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - PDF Fact sheet
Information Sheets / Chief Pediatrician Dr. Jack Newman (International Breastfeeding Centre -IBC) -Website
Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace (Middlesex-London Health Unit) - Webpage
 

Breastfeeding Matters and other booklets
Breastfeeding for the Health and Future of our Nation: A Booklet for Indigenous Families (Best Start / Meilleur Départ by/par Health Nexus)- PDF Available in English, Cree and Ojibway
Breastfeeding Matters – An Important Guide to Breastfeeding for Women and their Families (Best Start / Meilleur Départ by/par Health Nexus) PDF 2020 version available in English and French, and 2016 version in 16 other languages
My Breastfeeding Guide (Best Start / Meilleur Départ by/par Health Nexus) PDF Available in English and 17 other languages
 
Date of creation: June 10, 2020
Last modified on: September 28, 2021