Entries by CBMG

How Breastfeeding is Protected in Alberta

Breastfeeding Protection in Alberta 2021 There are three categories of information listed which can help with protection of breastfeeding; International codes, Canadian federal legislation or guidelines, Alberta provincial legislation.  Plus other resources at the end of this article. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights https://www.un.org/en/about-us/universal-declaration-of-human-rights Article 7 prohibits discrimination and Article 25 (2) states “Motherhood […]

Alberta Health Services Nutrition and Food Services “Nourishing the Neonate 2018”

September 25, 2018   Attention: Kim Brunet Wood   Reference:  Alberta Health Services Nutrition and Food Services “Nourishing the Neonate 2018”     Breastfeeding supporters, health care professionals and all who care about ethics and conflict of interest around commercially sponsored health professional education are calling for Alberta Health Services to remove Mead Johnson’s sponsorship […]

Making workplaces inclusive for breastfeeding employees

CBMG recognizes the Calgary Mortgage & Housing Corporation for their recent breastfeeding-friendly policy: Making workplaces inclusive for breastfeeding employees! Calgary Mortgage & Housing Corporation recognizes the challenges faced by breastfeeding mothers in public settings. In the workplace, no employee should ever be in the situation of having to pump breast milk in a bathroom stall […]

Meeting with Associate Health Minister Payne

On November 22, 2017, Jennifer House (co-chair CBMG) & Jennifer Peddlesden (Political Action Committee, CBMG) met with the associate health minister Brandy Payne. We were requesting: 1) Funding of human donor milk in postpartum units. This would save money and health of infants who are supplemented instead with formula, when required. Formula fed infants have […]