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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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03
Oct
2017

Canadian Breastfeeding Week nature hike SOLD OUT!

This has been a very popular event and sold out within 2 days! We are keeping a wait list for those still interested in attending. It is also possible to purchase your own ticket at the entrance gate of Crawford Lake as a regular member of the public and then join us for the hike. Please email us if you have any questions info@babyfriendlyhalton.ca

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18
Sep
2017

Celebrate Canadian Breastfeeding Week at our FREE Crawford Lake Nature Hike!

SOLD OUT! Canadian Breastfeeding Week is October 1-8. This year’s CBW theme is about working together to support breastfeeding because it has a positive environmental impact. We are celebrating breastfeeding and nature by inviting families for a guided hike at Crawford Lake. Registered participants will get free entry to Crawford lake for the event. You’re welcome to stay as long as you want… so bring a picnic lunch and explore the rest of the park after the event. Don’t miss the Iroquoian Village! More information Download printable […]

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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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