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Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding: A Practical Workbook for Community-Based Programs (2nd Edition)

A practical guide developed in partnership by the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) and Breastfeeding Committee for Canada (BCC) to support, promote and protect community-based breastfeeding programs and initiatives. Nine (9) core strategies and practical suggestions are discussed to assist communities in implementation and evaluation of breastfeeding support programs during various stages of pregnancy and post-partum support. Case studies, end-users’ testimonials, lessons learned are examined to provide valuable lessons and real-life examples to mitigate gaps and barriers in breastfeeding programs. Useful tools and resources are included in the toolkit for health professionals and community mentors/users to successfully execute community-based breastfeeding programs.

Resource Information

Date

December 17, 2014

Author

Public Health Agency of Canada

Type

Case Study, Guide, Report, Toolkit

Setting

Community-at-large

Age

Prenatal, Infant

Topic

Breastfeeding, Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

National

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