Halton BFI resources
The following are resources created by the Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative for printing and distributing.
Do you have a Baby-Friendly Space
Information on how to ensure your organization or public space is baby-friendly.
Hand Expression of Breastmilk
An information card for parents about how to hand-express and feed breastmilk to babies.
Community Breastfeeding Supports (April 2019)
A list of breastfeeding supports for parents in Halton. Please note that the printable version of this resource is updated in March and September. Consult the breastfeeding resources section of our website as supports change inbetween.
A breastfeeding comic normalizing breastfeeding anytime, anywhere.
Best Start Resource Centre resources
The following are resources created by the Best Start Resource Centre for Ontario for printing and distributing.
A comprehensive book from the Best Start Resource Centre, available for download and printing in multiple languages from the HaltonParents (Halton Region Health Department) website. Note that this resource is not created by Halton BFI but by the Best Start Resource Centre for Ontario.
Breastfeeding Your Late Preterm Baby
A book for parents about breastfeeding “late preterm” babies born at 34-37 weeks through pregnancy. Available for download and printing in multiple languages: English, French, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian,Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.
Breastfeeding Your Early Preterm Baby
A book for parents about breastfeeding “early preterm” babies born before 34 weeks through pregnancy. Available for download and printing in multiple languages: English, French, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, Gujarati, Korean, Hindi, Punjabi, Russian,Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu andVietnamese.
A visual breastfeeding reference guide for early breastfeeding, showing stomach size and how to know baby is feeding well (output etc).
Expressing and Storing Breastmilk
Reference for expressing breastmilk and storage guidelines.
Other printable resources
Breastfeeding and Birth Control
Information about birth control options while breastfeeding.
Nursing Down Syndrome
A guide to breastfeeding babies with Down Syndrome.
Breastfeeding Twins, Triplets and More…
A guide to breastfeeding multiple babies.
Page updated April 18, 2019.