Child & Family Health

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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.  

Breastfeeding Week 2015

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During World Breastfeeding Week in Canada, October 1 -7, Toronto Public Health is launching a new campaign "Breastfeeding. Together, let's make it work!" Throughout the week, you are encouraged to show your support by posting a photo of yourself  on social media using the hashtag #bfchamp.