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Supporting the Breastfeeding Family

The Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI)

The HKPR District Health Unit supports the World Health Organization's Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI) and the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes and Subsequent Resolutions. This is the Health Unit's promise to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. 

BFI is a global strategy to protect, promote and support breastfeeding all around the world. The Health Unit provides a comfortable environment for breastfeeding and provides support to parents to make informed decisions about feeding their children. We are working towards making our communities Baby-Friendly. For more information on BFI, call the Health Unit toll-free at 1-866-888-4577 or visit The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada website.

How Family and Friends Can Support the Breastfeeding Mother

When to Get Help with Breastfeeding

Where to Get Help with Breastfeeding

Rights of Breastfeeding Mothers

Supporting Breastfeeding in Your Community

Additional Resources:

BFI (video) - HKPR District Health Unit