Book, Booklet

Breastfeeding for the Health and Future of Our Nation

This booklet supports Aboriginal women with breastfeeding. The Medicine Wheel symbolizes balance needed to support breastfeeding women. Topics include learning to breastfeed, cue-based feeding, skin-to-skin, hand expression, common concerns, frequently asked questions, and where to get help. There are also PDF fact sheets on the Best Start Resource Centre website that complement this booklet: Blocked Ducts, Breast Infection (Mastitis), Expressing and Storing Breastmilk, Thrush.

Language: 
Cree
English
Ojibway
Year: 
2017 
Available: 
Online and/or order
Health Agency: 
Best Start Resource Centre
Category: 
Parent/Family centred
Population: 
Aboriginal community
Step: 
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
Step 7
Step 8
Step 9
Step 10
Topic: 
Learning to breastfeed
Assessing breastfeeding
Risks of not breastfeeding
Skin-to-skin
Hand expression
Supporting breastfeeding