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31
Jul
2017

World Breastfeeding Week Selfie Photo Contest!

Join Halton BFI in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)! Here’s how you can celebrate with us… Join us for our World Breastfeeding Week family picnic in the park REGISTER NOW! Participate in our selfie photo contest to celebrate WBW CONTEST RULES The grand prize is an annual family/vehicle pass for Conservation Halton parks. Runner up prizes are Halton BFI Past and Present Nursing Mothers notebooks   Halton BFI is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) August 1-7 with life-size cut-outs of local mothers breastfeeding all over Halton! […]

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13
Jul
2017

HBFI World Breastfeeding Week 2017 family picnic in the park

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with the Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative! This year’s World Breastfeeding Week 2017 theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding Together… what better way to celebrate than enjoying a fun FREE family outdoor picnic with Halton BFI! Join us August 2 between 2:00 – 4:30pm at Lowville Park in Burlington for a family picnic! Visit the event page for more details and register on Eventbrite if you’d like to attend Click here for a printable event poster

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08
May
2017

Launching our new Life Sized Breastfeeding Cut Outs!

The HBFI is excited to announce our new cut outs are ready for action and promotion of breastfeeding as normal! We had 15 mothers and 16 nurslings attend our photo session. Of the 15 mothers, we chose 8 to turn into cut outs for our initial phase. We worked with Pat and Bill Ivy from Nursing Moms Project and are thrilled with our final results. Please join us for our cut out launch party on May 16th 2017 from 10am – 12pm at the Halton […]

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17
Mar
2017

Microbirth Film

Join Halton Green Screens and the Halton Baby Friendly Initiative for a special screening of “MicroBirth” “Microbirth” is a 60 minute documentary looking at the latest scientific research about the microscopic events happening during childbirth. This documentary reveals the latest scientific thinking on how best to “seed” a baby’s microbiome in order to build the strongest possible immune system. This cutting-edge science has the potential to not only improve the health of our children across a lifetime, but also across generations still to come. Not […]

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09
Mar
2017

Breastfeeding Mom’s Wanted for Life Sized Cut Out Project

The Halton Baby-friendly Initiative is pleased to announce an exciting new project in partnership with the Nursing Moms Project! We are looking for local breastfeeding mothers and babies to model for our breastfeeding campaign. The photos taken will capture the breastfeeding relationship between you and your child and will be done by a professional photographer. You will be able to choose an 8×10” print of your choice, and purchase further photos if so you wish. The photos will be used to promote the normalization of […]

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13
Jan
2017

Halton BFI education course dates 2017

Great news! We are holding a one day Breastfeeding Updates course this year on June 15! Registration is now available for all of our 2017 education courses. Level 1 breastfeeding course January 25-27, 2017 (SOLD OUT) March 22-24, 2017 June 21-23, 2017 October 25-27, 2017 Level 2 breastfeeding course May 31-June 2, 2017 November 22-24, 2017 One day breastfeeding updates June 15 (brochure available soon) Register now!

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04
Oct
2016

#HBFI Hero

To celebrate Canadian Breastfeeding Week and HBFI on Instagram, we are running a competition on Instagram. Follow HBFI, take a photo of your breastfeeding hero, post it on your Instagram account and add a caption #HBFIhero to enter. Follow HBFI on Instagram and you are all entered. Prizes include an annual pass for Conservation Halton (yes, that is a full year pass for great places such as Crawford Lake, Mount Nemo, Rattlesnake point and a few others!). For  more information, check us out on Instagram!

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27
Sep
2016

Canadian Breastfeeding Week Hike! 2016

Canadian Breastfeeding Week Breastfeeding Week Nature Hike! We’re looking forward to celebrating Canadian Breastfeeding Week from October 1-8, 2016!This year, in support of the World Health Organization’s objective of highlighting the sustainability benefits of breastfeeding, we’re going to get outside!In partnership with Halton Babywearing Hikes, the Halton BFI invites families to join us for a FREE guided nature hike. The event will take place at Lions Valley at the “Green picnic area A” on Wednesday, October 5th from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. We encourage participants to wear their […]

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10
Jul
2016

World Breastfeeding Week 2016

  Halton BFI World Breastfeeding Week Family Picnic in the Park Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with the Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative! This year’s World Breastfeeding Week 2016 theme is about how breastfeeding is a key element in getting us to think about how to value our well-being from the start of life, how to respect each other and care for the world we share. What better way to celebrate than enjoying a fun day outdoors with […]

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13
Mar
2016

Tigers film documentary

Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative and Halton Green Screens are collaborating to bring you this insightful and moving film. Thursday April 14th, 2016 7pm Film.ca 171 Speers Road, Oakville Film Length: 90 min Rating: 14A Tigers is a new film by Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic based on the true story of a former Nestlé baby milk salesman in Pakistan called Syed Aamir Raza taking on the industry with the help of IBFAN (the International Baby Food Action Network) when he realises that babies are dying as a […]

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