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Breastfeeding Buddies

Breastfeeding Buddies (BFB) is looking for parents (in particular who speak another language, are new Canadians, those with mental health and addictions, LGBTQ2S+, single parents, BIPOC, youth, multiples etc) who have 6 months lived experience with breastfeeding, chest feeding and or pumping to join their volunteer team.


BFB training is being held in-person May 12, 13, 14 (all 3 days are mandatory). As this is a volunteer opportunity, knowing how this stage of life can be busy, meals (light breakfast and lunch), transportation and financial support for childcare for all 3 days is offered.


Please reach out for more info: 519 772-1016 and share this application link to those interested:  



Any community partner interested in soaking up all the enthusiasm and community building, reach out to the Buddies and let them know if you would like to join the training!

Leah Bowman at 12:08 PM
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