A nuanced approach to infant feeding

Breastfeeding is the natural, unequalled way to feed babies. As more and more community health organizations begin the journey to Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation, some community dietitians may start to wonder if and when supplemental infant formula can be recommended for infants of breastfeeding women in the context of “Baby Friendly”. Given the recent interest in the “Fed is Best” movement, this session explores the evidence and the practical dietetic challenges of implementing the Baby Friendly Initiative in community settings.


Becky Blair, MSc, RD is public health nutritionist with Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Family Health Services in Barrie, ON.

Michael Kramer, MD, FRSC is James McGill Professor, Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, QC.

Length: 1h 09min

The opinions expressed in this presentation are that of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect those of Dietitians of Canada. Further, this presentation should not be reproduced in full or in part without the express written consent of the presenter.  

Les opinions exprimées dans cette présentation sont celles du présentateur ou de la présentatrice et ne reflètent pas nécessairement celles des Diététistes du Canada. Par ailleurs, cette présentation ne devrait pas être reproduite, que ce soit en partie ou dans son intégralité, sans le consentement écrit exprès du présentateur ou de la présentatrice.

Last Updated: February 25, 2018


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