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About Breastfeeding

Babies need just breastmilk for the first 6 months.  Breastfeeding for up to two years or longer is healthy for babies and is encouraged.

This is the recommendation of Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Paediatric Society.

For more information on feeding your baby/child in Simcoe Muskoka, please contact your health care provider or contact Health Connection by calling 1-705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by email or connect with us wherever you are on Facebook or Twitter.

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