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Infant Feeding

Feeding your infant is important and continues to be a big part of their life as they grow.  The information in the sections following hope to provide you with access to resources at any stage of feeding your infant.  You may want to review the information to help in making an informed decision about how you will plan to feed your infant.  You may find yourself with a question about feeding your infant and some of these resources may be helpful.  Links to IWK pamphlets and provincial resources can be found in these sections.

The Baby-Friendly Initiative


Donor Milk

Formula Feeding

First Foods and More


breast health consultation

Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic