Video

The Way of the Past is the Way of the Future; Promoting Breastfeeding Among First Nations Communities

This 18 minute video has mothers speak of their experiences including some joys and challenges like breastfeeding in public. This video has input from elders and is interspersed with facts  from professionals. The video is great for any population yet focusses on Aboriginals. It includes how breastfeeding is represented in the Medicine Wheel and the role of fathers and other family members. One mom says, "Just try! It's so cool. It's amazing."

Language: 
English
Year: 
2015 
Available: 
Online
Health Agency: 
Anishnawbe Mushkiki
Category: 
Parents or Families
Population: 
Parents (pregnant)
Parents (postpartum)
Aboriginal community
Targeted population
Step: 
Step 3
Step 5
Step 6
Step 8
Step 10
Topic: 
Risks of not breastfeeding
Supporting breastfeeding
Mothers with lower breastfeeding rates
Breastfeeding challenges