Global Breast Feeding Challenge


Breastfeeding support is needed more than ever due to the drain on public health and other resources during the COVID pandemic. The 2023 World Breastfeeding Week  theme of  Let's Make Breastfeeding & Work - work reflects this need for support of breastfeeding and donor milk-banking. Do your part!

Join us- register a virtual site or if permitted in your area an in-person site.

You must have your own account with us to register a site.

To open an account click on the “register” button below.

If you have an account, click on the “log in” button below.

To learn more about the Breastfeeding Challenge, select “read more”.


Please see the document Using our Website for more details on creating an account, registering a site and submitting results.


**If you have any question contact us via email to **

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Oct 1 to Oct 7

Our Mission

Quintessence Foundation, established in 1998, focuses on breastfeeding education to health professionals and the public through a variety of venues. Additionally the Foundation provides support to programmes having a positive effect on breastfeeding and the use of human milk. The Foundation was established by individuals who desire greater breastfeeding information and support be available to communities in British Columbia. The Foundation is a registered non profit organization.

Our Courses

  • Level 1 - Three day workshop for hospital and community health professionals explores breastfeeding. Learn more
  • Level 2 - Complex Case studies and group problem solving to formulate care plans. Learn more
  • Level 3 - The opportunity costs (to health and budgets) of sub-optimal breastfeeding. Learn more

Read Our Newsletter

The Quintessence Foundation publishes newsletters two to three times a year. These offer information about the events we are sponsoring and about breastfeeding education in general.
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