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Alberta Nurses Contribute

To the College & Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta for their article in the Spring 2014 edition of this newsletter (pg 26), entitled: The Baby-Friendly Initiative: How Alberta RNs can contribute to maternal -infant health” by  Maxine Scringer-Wilkes RN, BN, IBCLC

Calgary Stampede Breastfeeding Policy

To the Calgary Stampede, for creating a breastfeeding policy, after a breastfeeding mom complained about being asked to leave her seat by a Stampede employee due to a complaint. Letter to Stampede, followed by their response below: You should know your alert to us and feedback from Jennifer House and Jennifer Peddlesden at the Calgary Breastfeeding […]

Baby Friendly Hospital

A big congratulations to the High River Hospital, for receiving their certificate of participation to begin the journey of earning Baby Friendly Initiative status! You are paving the way for other Alberta hospitals!

Breastfeeding Friendly Restaurants

Thank you to the High River Dairy Queen for being breastfeeding-friendly! June 9, 2015 Dairy Queen 1201 16 St SE High River, AB T1V 2B1 Attention: Manager Reference: Breastfeeding Friendly Restaurants To Whom it May Concern: Oh behalf of the Calgary Breastfeeding Matters Group, I wanted to write and thank you for how you handled […]