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Our community based peer support program aims to bridge the gap between hospital, community, and home.

Programs

Events in June 2024

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May 26, 2024
May 27, 2024
May 28, 2024
May 29, 2024
May 30, 2024(1 event)


May 30, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

May 31, 2024
June 1, 2024
June 2, 2024
June 3, 2024
June 4, 2024(1 event)


June 4, 2024

Join our virtual Latch and Learn session on Coping With Crying and the Importance of Nighttime Nursing in creating a comfortable, confident and competent nursing dyad.

More information

June 5, 2024
June 6, 2024(1 event)


June 6, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

June 7, 2024
June 8, 2024
June 9, 2024
June 10, 2024
June 11, 2024(1 event)


June 11, 2024

Learning to Latch + Building Supply!:

Learning to latch comfortably, and building a milk supply takes time, practice, and SUPPORT! We can help you improve your latch, and show you new positions to breastfeed in. We will also help you to feel confident that your baby is getting enough milk. Come and learn how to build and protect your milk supply as well as normal feeding patterns. We’re also happy to answer other lactation questions!

 


 

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June 12, 2024
June 13, 2024(1 event)


June 13, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

June 14, 2024
June 15, 2024
June 16, 2024
June 17, 2024
June 18, 2024(1 event)


June 18, 2024

Join our virtual Latch and Learn session on Coping With Crying and the Importance of Nighttime Nursing in creating a comfortable, confident and competent nursing dyad.

More information

June 19, 2024
June 20, 2024(1 event)


June 20, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

June 21, 2024
June 22, 2024
June 23, 2024
June 24, 2024
June 25, 2024(1 event)


June 25, 2024

Learning to Latch + Building Supply!:

Learning to latch comfortably, and building a milk supply takes time, practice, and SUPPORT! We can help you improve your latch, and show you new positions to breastfeed in. We will also help you to feel confident that your baby is getting enough milk. Come and learn how to build and protect your milk supply as well as normal feeding patterns. We’re also happy to answer other lactation questions!

 


 

More information

June 26, 2024
June 27, 2024(1 event)


June 27, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

June 28, 2024
June 29, 2024
June 30, 2024
July 1, 2024
July 2, 2024(1 event)


July 2, 2024

Join our virtual Latch and Learn session on Coping With Crying and the Importance of Nighttime Nursing in creating a comfortable, confident and competent nursing dyad.

More information

July 3, 2024
July 4, 2024(1 event)


July 4, 2024

The Walk, Talk and Stroll that we all love is Back in Action.

Meet other Nursing Families, Walk, Talk or Sit and Hang with us.

If you would like to attend, and are experiencing any barriers to doing so, please contact bfbuddies@Healthcaringkw.org   We can help with transportation, We can have a Buddy ready to meet you or be on text to support you if find these things hard to do ( you know you want to ).

Breastfeeding Check ins are available but not a requisite for joining our events.   Come one, Come all.

See you there.

More information

July 5, 2024
July 6, 2024

Did you know that the Breastfeeding Buddies program of the Waterloo Region recently received a grant from the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation to expand peer breastfeeding support?

The campaign will mobilize many levels of partnerships to improve hospital-to-community supports and engage with priority populations to increase breastfeeding rates across Waterloo Region.

Stay tuned for updates on “The Building Supportive Breastfeeding Communities Campaign.”