Breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, and the support of their family, the health care system and society at large.



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Public Health-Healthy Living staff promote, support and protect breastfeeding. For advice and support, contact your local Public Health Nurse. A 24-hour breastfeeding support is also available through the provincial hotline 204-788-8667 or toll free at Health Links-Info Santé 888-315-9257.