Links mentioned at 2011 AGM


Success! Health Canada did extend the deadline for input for the "Infant Nutrition Recommendations Birth to 6 months", until April 15th. Thank you to all who signed the survey.


You can read the Draft Statement here:

For more info see this page:


Ministry of Health-Children and Youth

WHO growth charts

***Australian Breastfeeding Association-Conference-Early Bird Registration closes Feb 5th

Australian Breastfeeding Association-Breastfeeding in Public ads

Health Canada

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Dr Kathleen Kendall-Tackett offers a forum for sharing current and noteworthy research on the mind-body connection and how it relates to cardiovascular disease; diabetes; trauma and PTSD; depression in new mothers; and breastfeeding. is the website for the book Breastfeeding Made Simple: 7 Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers.

CLCA - Canadian Lactation Consultants Association

A non-profit association for those interested in the promotion, support, and protection of breastfeeding.

ILCA - The International Lactation Consultants Association

Promotes the professional development, advancement and recognition of lactation consultants worldwide for the benefit of breastfeeding women, infants and children.

IBFAN - the International Baby-Food Action Network

Consists of public interest groups working around the world to reduce infant and young child morbidity and mortality.

BC Babyfriendly Network

A multidisciplinary committee of health care providers, ministry representatives, and consumers interested in protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding. The Minister of Health and the Minister for Children and Families have designated the BC Baby-Friendly Network as the implementation committee for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in British Columbia.


A national non-governmental organization that works to protect infant and young child health as well as maternal well-being through the promotion and support of breastfeeding and optimal infant feeding practices.

WABA – World Alliance Breastfeeding Action  

A global network of organizations and individuals who believe breastfeeding is the right of all children and mothers and who dedicate themselves to protect, promote and support this right. WABA acts on the Innocenti Declaration and works in liaison with UNICEF.

Thomas Hale, PhD

Dr Hale has published four breastfeeding reference books including Medications and Mothers' Milk. He is currently considered a leading expert in the use of medications in breastfeeding women and travels world-wide lecturing on the topic of using medications in breastfeeding mothers.

Dr. Frank J. Nice

Dr. Nice recently published the textbook, Nonprescription Drugs for the Breastfeeding Mother, a guide for the use of over 1,400 nonprescription drugs and herbals