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Breastfeeding Program
Breastfeeding Program



Watch our videos on how to establish a breast milk supply, boosting your baby's immune system, Kangaroo Care and breastfeeding intake assessments on the Videos page

When your baby cannot feed at the breast

Breast Milk: expressing for your hospitalized baby
Pump log
Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies

Hand Expression

Information cards on how to use the pumps are also attached to all breast pumps on the units

Breastfeeding overview

Expressing breast milk occasionally for your healthy baby
Breastfeeding: how do you know your baby is getting enough milk?
Breastfeeding record
Breastfeeding: test weighing your baby

Feeding aids

Feeding a sick baby

Breastfeeding your hospitalized baby
Energy boosting during baby's first year
Breastfeeding premature babies in the NICU
Feeding a baby with a heart condition
Gavage or tube feeding
Nasogastric Tube (NG Tube)
Feeding premature babies intravenously

Medication and alcohol in breastfeeding/pumping

Medication and alcohol in breastfeeding

Troubleshooting breastfeeding problems

Breast changes and conditions
Breastfeeding problems: sore nipples

Bottle-feeding/ formula feeding

Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby

Feeding older babies

Babies: phasing out nighttime feedings
Feeding your baby: weaning
Introducing solids
Nutrition as your baby gets older

Feeding and nutrition problems in babies

Spitting up and vomiting
Constipation and diarrhea in newborns
Cleft lip and cleft palate: spoon feeding and cup drinking
Abnormal-looking stool
Failure to thrive
Sensitive gap reflex: transition to textured food

Digestive system disorders in babies

Congenital malformation on the gastrointestinal tract
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Immature gastrointestinal tact
Pyloric stenosis


Pregnancy and nutrition
Pregnancy and babies resource centre
Breastfeeding without pregnancy – inducing lactation
Deposits and withdrawals at the milk bank
Why do women stop breastfeeding?

Additional Websites

International Lactation Consultant Association (contains resources for lactation consultants)
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (site provides information on pathways for becoming a lactation consultant and the process for certification and recertification)
La Leche League Canada site
La Leche League International site