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Resource Launch--Breastfeeding Friendly Business Toolkit, Grey Bruce Health Unit

Owen Sound, Ontario
October 5, 2015

9:30 a.m.
Frog Pond Café, 209 8th Street East

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is launching a new Breastfeeding Friendly Business Toolkit to assist local business and organizations to support both their customers and employees to continue to breastfeed their children. Breastfeeding is one of the most important starts to healthy infant and child development. A measure of wellness of a community is reflected in the number of mothers who start and continue breastfeeding.

The media, local businesses and the public are invited to the launch of the new Toolkit: When:

The Toolkit speaks to the benefits of breastfeeding and contains strategies and resources local businesses can use to create a baby friendly environment for their patrons and employees. This is part of a community-wide effort to break down the challenges to breastfeeding and to make it easier for breastfeeding to become part of the norm.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit encourages businesses/organizations to take a look at the Toolkit, review the checklist and place a sticker in a visible location to show their support.

For more information about breastfeeding friendly business and to receive a toolkit, contact the Grey Bruce Health Unit at 1-800-263-2345 or publichealth@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca.

Becoming a breastfeeding friendly business is good business.