Breastfeeding Support

Feeding Your Baby: 

The decision on what to feed your baby is an important one.  See resources below and click on each link for resources:

  1. Your Breastmilk is All Your Baby Needs (PDF): 7-2509-216-wc-c35-cc-r-03-2018-rev-10-od-46801.pdf
  2. My Breastfeeding guide - English, Mon guide d’allaitement - French, My Breastfeeding Guide - Urdu
  3. Infant formula: What you need to know - English, Les préparations pour nourrissons: Ce qu’il faut savoir - French, Infant formula: What you need to know - Urdu
  4. Breastfeeding Your Early Preterm baby
  5. Breastfeeding Your Late Preterm Baby
  6. Region of Waterloo Public Health: Breastfeeding. Breastfeeding videos: Youtube
  7. Region of Waterloo Public Health - other resources (Parenting and child health)
  8. Breastfeeding Your Baby Booklet (Toronto Public Health): scroll down after you click on this link to see 14 different languages on this page https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/children-parenting/pregnancy-and-parenting/breastfeeding/

Breastfeeding Buddies Program

  • Breastfeeding Buddies are available in the hospital occasionally throughout the work week
  • Breastfeeding Workshops are available in the community - see Region of Waterloo Public Health website and click on 'community supports'
  • prenatal workshop available: call to book Tues evening class 519-740-8353
  • postnatal support available: 519-772-1016 to connect with a Buddy