BC Women's is the largest tertiary care hospital in Canada to be designated Baby-Friendly.
Baby-Friendly means we support women's informed choices about infant feeding. We are committed to promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding, and to ensuring that all families receive information to support their infant feeding choices.
ResourcesResources for families - find information and resources for feeding your baby. Find out more about how our Milk Bank can help mothers experiencing difficulty making enough milk for their babies, or how to donate your surplus breast milk.
Resources for professionals - learn how to be Baby-Friendly in your community practice and learn more about supporting breastfeeding.
What is Baby-Friendly?
This global initiative from the WHO/UNICEF encourages health care providers to give care based on the best available evidence to support families to make informed infant feeding choices. Learn more about UNICEF's baby-friendly initiative.
Created: September 2008