How you feed your baby is a personal decision and each parent’s situation is unique. Call the Health Unit to speak to a Public Health Nurse to explore your options and have your questions answered.
Breastfeeding is important for your baby
Breastfeeding is the biologically natural way to provide infants with the nutrition they need for healthy growth and development. Health Canada recommends breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months, with continued breastfeeding for up to two years and beyond.1
It is important that you start breastfeeding shortly after birth as it may be challenging if you decide to start later. Also, if you stop breastfeeding at any time, it may be difficult to restart.
is the perfect food that you make for your baby,
has exactly what your baby needs to grow and develop,
changes to meet your baby’s growing needs,
is easily digested by your baby,
increases success in school, according to the research,
We offer many types of breastfeeding supports for you and your baby.