October 3, 2007

Winnipeg Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is being celebrated across Canada from October 1-7, 2007. Breast milk provides essential nutrition for babies, and supporting breastfeeding mothers and babies is important to the long term health of Manitobans. Studies show that early initiation of breastfeeding is a vital step towards improving breastfeeding success., so this year's theme is "Breastfeeding First - Within an Hour After Birth."

There are a variety of clinics and breastfeeding support groups in Winnipeg, offering a variety of services that may include individual consultation and group activities with lactation consultants and breastfeeding counsellors.

Information on Breastfeeding Support

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located on the original lands of Treaty 1 and on the homelands of the Metis Nation. WRHA respects that the First Nation treaties were made on these territories and acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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