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Our community based peer support program aims to bridge the gap between hospital, community, and home.

Programs

Events in December 2023

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November 26, 2023
November 27, 2023(1 event)

9:30 am: ****NEW ***We Are Breastfeeding Six Session Series *** NEW ***


November 27, 2023

"YAY! The baby's finally here... now what do we do!?” Be sure to register for our upcoming FREE "We Are Breastfeeding" series!

This In Person series of six workshops will cover common questions & concerns that often come up in the first few weeks with your new baby.

It's a great way to meet other parents and find the tips, tools, and information you need to reach your family's Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Goals.

Our first session begins October 16th at the EarlyON | Roger Street (161 Roger Street, Waterloo) - for more details visit www.EarlyYearsInfo.ca/services or to register visit www.KEyON.ca and the EarlyON | Roger Street calendar.

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November 28, 2023
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December 4, 2023(1 event)

9:30 am: ****NEW ***We Are Breastfeeding Six Session Series *** NEW ***


December 4, 2023

"YAY! The baby's finally here... now what do we do!?” Be sure to register for our upcoming FREE "We Are Breastfeeding" series!

This In Person series of six workshops will cover common questions & concerns that often come up in the first few weeks with your new baby.

It's a great way to meet other parents and find the tips, tools, and information you need to reach your family's Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Goals.

Our first session begins October 16th at the EarlyON | Roger Street (161 Roger Street, Waterloo) - for more details visit www.EarlyYearsInfo.ca/services or to register visit www.KEyON.ca and the EarlyON | Roger Street calendar.

More information

December 5, 2023
December 6, 2023(1 event)

6:30 pm: Me Breastfeed VIRTUAL prenatal class


December 6, 2023

Two women, one appears pregnant, looking at a phone screen. Text reads Free Online Workshop Wednesdays 7pm

Are you expecting a baby? Do you have breastfeeding questions? Was the last time harder than you expected? Sign up today for this free 2 hour VIRTUAL breastfeeding class.

At the Me Breastfeed prenatal workshop you will learn about what to expect the first 7 days after birth, how to overcome breastfeeding challenges and where to go for help and support. This workshop is lead by peer breastfeeding volunteers that have lived breastfeeding experience and are trained by the Breastfeeding Buddies Program of Waterloo Region.

We are here to help you meet your breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and pumping goals!

**Registration is Required ** please click here to be redirected to the registration page

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Did you know that the Breastfeeding Buddies program of the Waterloo Region recently received a grant from the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation to expand peer breastfeeding support?

The campaign will mobilize many levels of partnerships to improve hospital-to-community supports and engage with priority populations to increase breastfeeding rates across Waterloo Region.

Stay tuned for updates on “The Building Supportive Breastfeeding Communities Campaign.”