New Resources on Safe Infant Feeding and COVID-19
The infant feeding FAQs are now posted to the BC Centre for Disease Control website.
Click on the drop down ‘I have COVID-19, how do I safely feed my baby?’
The FAQ links are provided under the sections ‘Information for families who are breastfeeding and Information for families who use infant formula:
- You can find more information on how to safely breastfeed your baby and/or young child during COvID-19 here.
- You can find more information on how to safely feed your baby during COVID-19 if you are using or thinking about using infant formula here
These two resources are also posted on the Perinatal Services BC website
The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada has released The BCC Key Messages: Infant Feeding and COVID-19 resource. The resource can be found here.
Healthy Families BC
Information and support for breastfeeding, including videos
Online BF resource on Healthy Families BC website
Health Link Health File #70 Breastfeeding
This Information on breastfeeding is available in the following languages from this link: English, Chinese, French, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese
Toddlers First Steps
Healthy Families BC, resource, on parenting your toddler. In this resource, a toddler is defined as a child between six and 36 months (3 years). Includes breastfeeding your toddler.
Honouring Our Babies: Safe Sleep Cards & Guide
To assist service providers discuss safe sleep practices with First Nations and Aboriginal families to reduce the risk of SIDS
Public Health Agency of Canada Breastfeeding Posters
Two print-ready 11×17″ posters:
▪ Back to Work – You can keep breastfeeding
English PDF 1.8MB French PDF 1.8MB
▪ Breastfeeding is not just for newborns
English PDF 2.6MB French PDF 2.6MB