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Wonderful news! The BC Women's Milk Bank has received $65,000 in funding to expand to be the provincial milk bank and provide pasteurized donor mother's milk to all the NICUs in the province! Calling…
One of the wonderful things about the internet is having access to so much information. Need a recipe, driving instructions, or a referral for an electrician? It’s a click or two away.  The downside…
Looking at breastfeeding from the perspectives of everyone ranging from young children to grandmothers, childless young women to fathers, this video is ideal for pregnant women and their support…
The WABA Mother Support Task Force, led by Anne Batterjee, has been appointed Key Writer for the WBW 2013 Calendar Announcement and Action Folder, working with small team of WABA SC members, and Core…
The BC Women's Milk Bank is having a mini renovation which will result in two new double sided freezers being added as well as some much needed space for an office and storage (and dedicated computer…
WHO's global public health recommendation is for infants to be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life to achieve optimal growth, development and health. Thereafter, infants should be…
Bisphenol (BPA) is a plastics product found in polycarbonate and is an endocrine disrutor. Polycarbonate is a clear hard plastic that is used in a multitude of products including baby bottles, breast…
The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says. ….…
According to the findings of an American study published yesterday, boosting the percentage of infants breastfed for the first six months of life could actually save lives, not to mention dollars.…
The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says.…