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Feeding Your Child

For more resources on feeding your baby, see our Infant Nutrition page.

A 2 ½ hour workshop for pregnant women and their partner/support person. Get hands-on information about how to breastfeed.

Topics include:

  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding in the first few days/weeks
  • Latching and positioning your baby
  • How to know when baby is hungry or full

Where and When

Pembroke (Wednesday 6pm – 830pm)

@ Renfrew County and District Health Unit (7 International Drive, Pembroke, ON)

  • January 10th
  • March 7th
  • May 23rd
  • July 11th
  • September 5th
  • November 21st

 

Renfrew (Tuesday 6pm-830pm)

@ St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall (331 Plaunt Street South, Renfrew, ON)

  • January 30th

 

Arnprior (Wednesday 6pm-830pm)

@ Arnprior Public Library (21 Madawaska Street, Arnprior, ON)

  • September 20th

 

You may also see the calendar for upcoming Breastfeeding ABC’s.

To register for this workshop email familyhealth@rcdhu.com or call Family Health at 613-735-8651 extension 589 OR 1-800-267-1097 extension 589.

 

Get answers to your questions, get support from a Lactation Consultant/Public Health Nurse and connect with other breastfeeding moms at Breastfeeding Drop-in.

No appointment needed.

Where and When

See the calendar for upcoming Breastfeeding Drop-ins.

For more information email familyhealth@rcdhu.com, call Family Health at 613-735-8651 extension 589 OR 1-800-267-1097 extension 589 OR call Ontario Early Years Centre at 613-735-7575.

For other community resources and breastfeeding support, visit Infant Nutrition.

A breastfeeding Buddy is a mother who has breastfed and can provide telephone support to new or expectant mothers. To get connected with a breastfeeding Buddy, call the Ontario Early Years Centre (Pembroke) at 613-735-6866 extension 4129.

Breastfeeding Buddies poster

Learn about when and how to start your baby on solid foods and how to make your own baby food at a free Baby Food Making Workshop.

The ideal time to attend is when your baby is 4 to 5 months old. You may bring your baby and other care providers. Each participant will receive a free food mill for making baby food and a booklet about introducing solid foods.

Where and When

See the calendar for upcoming Baby Food Making Workshops.

To register for this workshop email familyhealth@rcdhu.com or call Family Health at 613-735-8651 extension 589 OR 1-800-267-1097 extension 589.

Come to this workshop to learn about:

  • the Canadian Food Guide recommendations
  • roles and responsibilities of parents
  • how to create a family friendly eating environment
  • common feeding challenges

Where and When
See the calendar for upcoming Baby Food Making Workshops.

To register for this workshop email familyhealth@rcdhu.com or call Family Health at 613-735-8651 extension 589 OR 1-800-267-1097 extension 589.

Upcoming Baby Food Making Workshop Events

Upcoming Toddler Feeding Workshop Events

Renfrew - Toddler Feeding Workshop


Kids Corps EarlyON Child and Family Centre

To register for this workshop email
familyhealth@rcdhu.com or call Family Health at 613-735-8651 ext. 589 or 1-800-267-1097 ext. 589.

115 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Renfrew, ON K7V, Canada

February 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pembroke Office

TEL: 613-732-3629 or 1-800-267-1097

Renfrew Office

TEL: 613-432-5853 or 1-800-465-5000