Don’t forget to order your

World Breastfeeding Week kit!

 

     World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in Canada October 1 to 7. To help celebrate and organize community events, INFACT Canada has prepared a kit that highlights this year’s theme, Breastfeeding and Complementary Foods: Getting a Solid Start on Life! The kit is both a useful tool for action and a source of valuable educational material. It contains fact sheets such as:

 

  • Exclusive Breastfeeding: Vital to a Baby’s Health

  • Complementary Feeding: A Solid Start

  • What does the International Code say about the Marketing of Complementary Foods?

  • Cost/Nutrition Comparison of commercial baby foods and family foods

 

It also includes resources such as:

  • Pin-up poster Breastfeeding and Complementary Foods: Getting a Solid Start on Life!

  • Foods across Canada: A Map of Canada’s Regional Foods

  • Colouring activity sheets for young children Family foods and fun

  • Brochures Exclusive Breastfeeding: Vital to a Baby’s Health and Complementary Feeding: A Solid Start

  • The Global Strategy on Infant and Young Child Feeding

  • A copy of the children’s book Mama Means Milk by Anne Marie Myers

 

     The World Breastfeeding Week Action Kit 2005 is now available for $40, plus postage. The kit can be ordered directly from the INFACT Canada resource centre http://www.infactcanada.ca/mall/wbw2005.asp

 

 

 

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