• Skin-to-skin contact is important for mothers and babies to get off to a great start. Read more
  • Breastfeeding is part of a normal, healthy life with a young child, and is recommended exclusively for the first 6 months. Read more
  • The BFI Strategy for Ontario has developed two toolkits to support healthcare providers in implementing Baby-Friendly Best Practices. Read more
  • Research shows that ongoing peer (mother to mother) support helps mothers to breastfeed longer and more exclusively. Read more
  • Once established, breastfeeding is normally easy and convenient.


This site provides a centralized source of quality, evidence-informed resources that support the Baby-Friendly Initiative.
Training course, E-learning

BFI 101 E-learning

2015 English

BFI Implementation Toolkit

2014 English, French
Brochure, FAQ sheet

Infant Feeding, Informed Decision Making Tip Sheet

2015 English, French
Book, Booklet

Breastfeeding Matters - An Important Guide to Breastfeeding for Women and their Families

2015 English, French, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Cree, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese