Child & Family Health

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the normal way to feed your baby

Breast milk is all the food your baby needs for the first 6 months. You may want to continue to breastfeed your baby for 2 years or longer.

At Toronto Public Health we promise to support you as you feed your baby.  

What's Happening

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Breastfeeding Week 2016 (Oct 1-7)

Toronto Public Health has launched a new campaign Breastfeeding: A Way to Care for Our Future to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. Show your support by sharing our social media posts using the hashtag #wbw2016.

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NEW Free Chinese Breastfeeding Support Group

Join us on Oct 11, 2016 for a grand opening celebration of the breastfeeding support group at the HF Connecting Health Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. Open to all pregnant and breastfeeding families. For more information.