Breastfeeding info and Resources

Breastfeeding Starting Out Right by Dr. Jack Newman – the best place to start!

La Leche League Canada  Peer support helping generations of women to breastfeed.

Breastfeeding Inc: The World’s Breastfeeding Resource  Lots of handouts, videos, and excellent information by Dr. Jack Newman & Lactation Consultant Edith Kernerman

KellyMom: evidence based breastfeeding and parenting

INFACT Canada.  Infant Feeding Action Coalition.  Amazing information sheets, interesting newsletters, and more.

World Health Organization Infant Feeding Recommendation.  Global recommendation of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months and continuing breastfeeding for 2 years and beyond.

Drinking Alcohol While Breastfeeding

Milk Banks

BC Women's Hospital Milk Bank

The BC Women’s Provincial Milk Bank provides pasteurized donor milk to children in need. Almost all of our recipients are high risk and ill children whose mothers are unable to breastfeed or provide enough breast milk to feed their children.

Human Milk Banking Association of North America

We promote the health of babies and mothers through the provision of safe pasteurized donor milk and support of breastfeeding. Over the past 30 years, nonprofit milk banks have opened in cities across the United States and Canada.

Human Milk 4 Human Babies Network

The mission of Human Milk 4 Human Babies Global Network is to promote the nourishment of babies and children around the world with human milk. We are dedicated to fostering community between local families who have chosen to share breastmilk. 

Breastfeeding Videos

Video: Teach me how to breastfeed

Video: How to latch your baby

Video: Feeding cues & behaviours

Video: Breastfeeding positions

Video: Hand expressing milk

Video: Cup feeding and other methods