Child & Family Health

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Breastfeeding

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. 

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast milk?

Almost all mothers go through a period when they worry about their baby isn't getting enough breast milk. Read more about the signs that your baby is getting enough breast milk. 

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*  Breastfeeding/breast milk are also known as chestfeeding/ chest milk respectively.