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: 
English
Cree
Ojibway
Year: 
2013 
Available: 
Online
Health Agency: 
BSRC
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