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14
Dec
2018

Halton Breastfeeding Clinic Holiday Closures 2018

The following closures and holiday schedules are in effect for the upcoming holiday season.  If you are unsure of whether or not a clinic is open, please contact them directly prior to visiting the clinic. PUBLIC CLINICS OAKVILLE TRAFALGAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (OTMH) Closed Dec 25, 26 and Jan 1 Regular hours 7 days per week   MILTON DISTRICT HOSPITAL (MDH) Closed Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 26, Dec 31, Jan 1, Jan 4 Open Dec 27 6-8.30pm, Dec 28 10am-1pm, Jan 2 1-4pm, Jan 3 […]

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22
Nov
2018

Join us on December 7th for our Annual General Meeting!

Halton BFI’s AGM (Annual General Meeting) is coming up on Friday, December 7th from 9am -12pm. The meeting will be held at the Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville in the Scotchblock/Merton room. Please visit the event page HERE for more info.

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05
Oct
2018

Volunteer Opportunities for Social Media and Display Coordinator Roles

We need your help! We have two positions vacant on the Halton BFI Executive Committee!  We are on the hunt for a Display Coordinator and Social Media Coordinator.  If you think you fit one of the role descriptions below, please email us! Display Coordinator Organizes (and ideally stores) indoor and outdoor displays and life-size breastfeeding cutouts. Plans, prepares, delivers and collects displays for events and initiatives. Seeks opportunities for HBFI promotion. Coordinates with Event Manager to organize displays at events. Requires use of a personal vehicle that can accommodate […]

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30
Sep
2018

CBW Nature Hike postponed due to rainfall forecast

Due to the rainfall forecast for Monday morning, we unfortunately need to postpone the Canadian Breastfeeding Week Nature Hike. Hiking with babies in the rain is not much fun 🙁   We have rescheduled the hike to Thursday October 11, which is our “rain date”. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   If you are already registered for the event through Eventbrite, you will automatically be transferred to the rain date event. If you still wish to attend on Oct 11, then you […]

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17
Sep
2018

Canadian Breastfeeding Week Hike – October 1, 2018

We’re looking forward to celebrating Canadian Breastfeeding Week from October 1st to 7th! This year’s CBW theme, as chosen by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), is Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life. We are celebrating with a nature hike at Crawford Lake! Halton BFI invites families to join us for a guided nature hike at Crawford Lake Conservation Area. Entrance to the park is free for the day, so you are welcome to explore the rest of the park after the event. This event is […]

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30
Jul
2018

Yoga, circle, story times and event map for August 2nd picnic

We are so excited about the WBW family picnic this Thursday!  Bring your yoga mat for family yoga at 10.30am Circle times at 11.45am and 1pm Story times at 12.30pm and 1.30pm See HBFI WBW picnic map for more info on the event Register now if you haven’t already!

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24
Jul
2018

Register now for fall 2018 breastfeeding education courses!

We are offering four breastfeeding courses this fall in Oakville, all facilitated by Kathy Venter, IBCLC. Don’t miss our new course offering E CERPS for IBCLC registration/re-registration! **NEW** Ethical and Moral Issues Breastfeeding Course November 8 E CERPS course for IBCLCs and IBCLCs in training 6 E CERPs Register now $100 earlybird rate ends Sept 8th Breastfeeding Update Course September 20 For participants who have completed level 1 and 2 breastfeeding courses, and are looking to update their knowledge 6 L CERPs Register now $100 earlybird […]

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12
Jul
2018

Join Halton BFI on August 2nd to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with the Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative! This year’s World Breastfeeding Week 2018 theme is Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life… what better way to celebrate than enjoying a fun FREE family outdoor picnic with Halton BFI! Join us August 2 between 10:00am – 2:00pm at Lion’s Valley Park in Oakville 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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10
Nov
2017

Join us for our AGM December 6!

Halton BFI’s AGM (Annual General Meeting) is coming up on Wednesday December 6th from 9am -12pm at the Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville in the Scotchblock/Merton room. Visit the event page for more info. 

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17
Oct
2017

Optimizing Cranio-Facial Growth & Development From Birth Onwards: PD Event for Healthcare Professionals

Halton BFI and the Halton Prenatal Network have collaborated to bring you this FREE informative Professional Development event for Healthcare Providers in Halton. Learn how to assess the 3 CORE Pillars to Optimized Cranio-Facial-Respiratory Growth and Development from Birth Onwards Together we can help our families from birth reach their FULL genetic potential! Learn the latest research from around the globe, including tongue-tie management Hear Dr. Alison Sigal speak at the Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville on November 22nd from 12.30-4.15pm. Tickets are required – register now on Eventbrite!   Speaker Dr. Alison Sigal B.H.Kin, DDS, MSc (Ped Dent), FRCD(C) Airway-focused Paediatric Dentist with […]

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