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What are my rights as a breastfeeding mom?
Your right to breastfeed anywhere, anytime is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Nutrition, Alcohol Use, and Medications During Breastfeeding
This article covers what you can eat when you're breastfeeding, alcohol use during pregnancy and medication.
Infant Feeding Recommendations
According to Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society (2014), it’s recommended to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months with appropriate introduction of solid foods. Continued breastfeeding is encouraged for up to two years or longer.
Healthy Families Hotline
Our Healthy Families Hotline provides information and resources related to pregnancy and children from birth to 6 years of age.
A list of breastfeeding resources.