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Upcoming Education

Breastfeeding Workshop: Attention all Health Care Professionals

The Niagara Region Public Health Department offers free, 2 hours workshops to pregnant mothers, their partners and supportive family members and friends. Information is provided to help these mothers get off to a good start with breastfeeding and help them cope with any challenges they may face.

Public Health welcomes any Health Care Professional who supports breastfeeding families to attend a workshop and learn the up to date, evidence based practices being taught.

Public Health welcomes nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, doulas, midwives, students, LLL leaders, prenatal teachers and anyone else who provides teaching and support to these families. Anyone who owns a pump rental depot may also be interested in attending workshop.

To register click here.

Let’s provide all mothers in Niagara with a consistent message!

Toronto Public Health E-Learning Modules

 Theses modules are intended for use by health care providers to promote, protect and support effective breastfeeding for the families of healthy term infants. As such, the protocols can be viewed as a foundational document for health care providers who provide breastfeeding support services.

Upcoming conferences

A Worldwide Listing of Professional Conferences from ILCA

Conferences in North America

 Halton BFI

Halton BFI offers ongoing breastfeeding education opportunities.  For further information and to register, click here. 

RNAO Breastfeeding e-learning

This e-learn has been created as a means to assist nurses, other health-care professionals and organizations to access education that is appropriate to their role in promoting breastfeeding. As such, it aims to develop the knowledge, skills and attitude required to implement internationally recognized best practices in breastfeeding to create a baby-friendly environment.


Best Start Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Breastfeeding Web Course

The course provides basic breastfeeding education and supports good communication skills. It continues to be user-friendly and takes one to one and a half hours to complete. References are listed following lesson seven.