Effective Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the Grey Bruce Health Unit moves to the Green Prevent Level of the Ontario COVID-19 Response Framework.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We are currently not booking vaccinations. Please avoid calling in an attempt to schedule vaccinations at this time. For week of March 1, vaccinations will focus on 2nd dose for all LTCH residents; First Responders (Police and Fire); Community Health Care Workers in Highest/Very High Categories; Community Needle Exchange Partners; and over 80 clients. For clients 80 years of age and older - primary care should be reaching out to them directly; and, for those in this group who do not have a primary care provider (or have a primary care provider outside of the Grey/Bruce region, a 1800 # will soon be available to book appointments.

Please do not call your healthcare provider to book an appointment.

Please do not call Health Unit to book an appointment.

Vaccine rollout details

Breastfeeding - Quick Links

 

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“We promise to protect, promote & support breastfeeding.”

 

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working towards becoming a Baby Friendly Organization! 

 

Local Breastfeeding Supports and Resources

Free Breastfeeding Help and Support in Grey and Bruce

Grey Bruce Health Unit Baby Friendly Business Toolkit

Grey Bruce Health Unit Baby Friendly Organization Policy

Prenatal Classes Offered in Grey Bruce

 

General Breastfeeding Information

Breastfeeding Matters - Everything you need to know about breastfeeding

Guidelines for Nursing Mothers (birth to 3 weeks of age)

Contraception (Birth Control) for New Mothers

Facts on Vitamin D

What to Know Before Your Wean Your Baby

Human Milk Banking in Ontario

 

Introducing Solids Resources

Feeding Your Baby Solids: From Six Months to One Year

Feeding Your Baby: What You Need to Know About Starting Solids

 

Helpful Breastfeeding Videos

Breastfeeding - The Creator's Gift to Mothers

Breastfeeding Information for Parents Videos

Dr. Jack Newman Breastfeeding Videos

Peel Public Health Breastfeeding Videos

Global Health Media Breastfeeding Videos

Skin-to-skin Contact - The Power of a Parent's Touch

Skin-to-skin Contact after a Caesarean

 

Rights of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Policy on Preventing Discrimination Because of Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Rights of Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women – pamphlet from the Ontario Human Rights Commission

 

Breastfeeding Resources for Professionals

iLactation Website - Online Breastfeeding Conferences

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) Protocols

Grey Bruce Breastfeeding Service Map for Providers

Breastfeeding Protocols for Health Care Providers - Toronto Public Health

Breastfeeding E-Learning Modules - Toronto Public Health

Infant Feeding Informed Decision Making -Baby Friendly Initiative Strategy for Ontario

Breastfeeding Resources Ontario

 

 

GBHU Breastfeeding Promise

 

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