bc baby-friendly network

The BC Baby-Friendly Network protects promotes and supports breastfeeding by working towards implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) in hospitals and community health services throughout the Province, thereby providing mothers, infants and families with excellence in breastfeeding care.

partnership with the breastfeeding committee for canada (bcc)

In 1999, the BC Minister of Health and the Minister for Children and Families designated the Network as the Provincial implementation committee for the BFI.  The Network works in partnership with the BCC in the implementation process towards BFI designation.


about us

The BCBN is a multidisciplinary committee that includes health care providers from each of the Provincial Health Regions, Ministry representatives, professional and educational organizations, agencies and consumers.

world breastfeeding week

World Breastfeeding Week October 1 – 7, 2019

Theme:  Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding


news & events

Volunteer Opportunity – Parent participation as a member of the BC Baby-Friendly Network

Save the date!
National BFI Symposium
Oct. 1-3, 2019