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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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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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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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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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