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Feeding Your Baby

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

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

  • 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

See the calendar below for upcoming Breastfeeding ABC’s 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.

Pembroke

Renfrew County and District Health Unit

7 Intenational Dr, Pembroke, ON, Canada

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Renfrew

Location to be determined

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Arnprior

Arnprior Public Library

21 Madawaska St. Arnprior, ON, Canada

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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 below for upcoming Breastfeeding Drop-ins.

For more information email familyhealth@www.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 below for upcoming Baby Food Making Workshops.

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

Upcoming Breastfeeding Drop-In Events

Upcoming Baby Food Making Workshop Events

Pembroke Office

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

Renfrew Office

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