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According to Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society (2014), it’s recommended to exclusively breastfeed for the first six months with appropriate introduction of solid foods. Continued breastfeeding is encouraged for up to two years or longer.

For information about how to breastfeed your baby, please refer to Best Start’s Breastfeeding Matters

If you need breastfeeding support, we have breastfeeding clinics available in Windsor, Essex, and Leamington. You can meet one on one with a Lactation Consultant. To book an appointment, please call our Healthy Families Hotline: 519-258-2146, ext. 1350.

For information about how to start solids at six months, please refer to Best Start’s Feeding Your Baby

If you have any questions about feeding your baby, please call our Healthy Families Hotline: 519-258-2146, ext. 1350.