Key Messages From The Authors Of The Lancet Series On Breastfeeding
Launch of The Lancet 2023 Series on Breastfeeding
Infant Food Security in Canada | La sécurité alimentaire des nourrissons au Canada:
Breastfeeding and Mental Health: What is the Connection?
Dr. Theresa’s Tam Opening Remarks for BFI Symposium 2021
BFI Implementation Guideline and Supporting Tools 2021
BFI Call to Action
The Creator’s Gift to Mothers
What Breasts Are For
You Won’t Regret It
Nursing is normal, Quebec
Breastfeeding. Learning Makes it Natural – Music
Enhancing Baby’s First Relationship: A Parents’ Guide for Skin-to-Skin Contact with Their Infants
Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative | Helen Crawley: working within the Code
Covid and breastfeeding
BCC Covid-19 and Infant Feeding
Social media messages
World Health Organization (1981). International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. Geneva: World Health Organization.
History and details of the discussions when the Code was written: Shubber, Sami (2011). The WHO International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes. History and analysis. 2nd ed., London (UK): Pinter & Martin. Book in English.
UNICEF, World Health Organization (2014) The Introductory course on the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. New York: UNICEF.
Government regulation of the manufacture and marketing of infant formula: Kent, George (2016). Regulating Infant Formula. 2nd ed. USA: Praecrarus Press.
World Health Organization (2017). Guidance on ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children: Implementation manual. Geneva: World Health Organization.
World Health Organization (2017). The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Frequently Asked Questions - 2017 Update. (Licence: CC BY-NC- SA 3.0 IGO). Geneva: World Health Organization.
UNICEF UK (2019). Working within the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: A Guide for Health Workers. (London: UNICEF UK).
BCC_Abbreviated Screening Tool for Resources-Code
BCC-Long screening tool for resources-Code
Nyqvist, K. H., Maastrup, R., Hansen, M. N., Haggkvist, A. P., Hannula, L., Ezeonodo, A., Kylberg, E., Frandsen, A. L., Haiek, L. N. (2015). Neo-BFHI: the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative for Neonatal Wards. Core document with recommended standards and criteria.
World Health Organization, UNICEF (2017). Guideline: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services – the revised Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Geneva: World Health Organization.
World Health Organization, UNICEF (2018). Implementation guidance: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services – the revised Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Geneva: World Health Organization.
World Health Organization, UNICEF (2018). Appendix: Indicators for monitoring. Protecting, promoting and supportingBreastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services: the revised Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative.
World Health Organization, UNICEF (2020). Frequently Asked Questions. Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services: the revised Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative 2018 Implementation guidance. Geneva: WHO.
WHO & UNICEF (2020). Competency Verification Toolkit
WHO & UNICEF (2020). BFHI Guidance for Babies in NICU
Breastfeeding Resources Ontario
Letter of intent for facilities
Parent Partner Tip Sheet
Breastfeeding & BFI Educational Resource
Example of facility A3 and Action plan
Public Health Agency of Canada (2020). 10 Great Reasons to Breastfeed your Baby
Public Health Agency of Canada (2020). Ten Valuable Tips for Breastfeeding Successfully
Mouvement allaitement Québec (in French only)
World Health Organization (n.d.). Exclusive breastfeeding for optimal growth, development and health of infants. e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA).
First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (2020). Perinatality and Early Childhood Among First Nations - The Culture, a Gift for Future Generations
Edmond, K., Bahl, R. (2006). Optimal feeding of low birth weight infants: Technical review. Geneva: World Health Organization.
Hromi-Fiedler, A.J. et al. (2018). Development and pretesting of ‘Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly’: Empowering governments for global scaling up of breastfeeding programmes. Maternal and Child Nursing, 15(1), e12659.
Stelfox, H.T. (2013). How to develop quality indicators? Institute for Public Health. Innovation for health and health care. Ottawa: Critical Care Canada Forum.
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (2011). Quality Improvement. Washington: HRSA.
Walters, D.D. et al. (2019). The cost of not breastfeeding: global results from a new tool. Health Policy and Planning, 34 (6), 407-417.
Widström, A. M., Brimdyr, K., Svensson, K., Cadwell, K., Nissen, E. (2019). Skin-to-skin contact the first hour after birth and underlying implications and clinical practice. Acta Paediatrica doi: 10.1111/apa.14754
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