Recognizing our Volunteers

April 7- 13, 2019 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. In the past we have showcased and highlighted some of volunteers and the work that we know they do. This year, we are sharing some of the thanks our volunteer Leaders have received from mothers, parents, and families that they have supported over the past year; 

Sick Baby

I am exhausted. My baby is sick. Fevered, fussy, can't put her down--nursing, nursing, nursing. She is sleeping in my arms, her hair matted to her forehead with perspiration--every once in a while she whimpers softly. Poor baby, poor me. I shuffle off to the bedroom and look longingly at the cool cotton sheets. It would be so nice to lay down with her there. She'll keep sleeping as long as she's close to me. If I nurse her when she stirs, she'll drift back off to sleep.

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

Emily nursing

Weathering Through the Storm of Parenting in an Interracial Marriage and a Multicultural Environment


Recent news on postpartum depression and breastfeeding pressure has gone viral. Like most moms, I felt emotionally overwhelmed thinking of what that mom had gone through and what her family is going through.


Healing Breastfeeding Grief

If our breastfeeding hopes or intentions don’t come to fruition, we can struggle with various feelings. One author looks at steps which can help mothers understand the root of their feelings and give them tools to taking steps forward to deal with those feeling so they can love and enjoy their babies. Read more in today's blog here.

To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society