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Support and encouragement help new moms succeed in breastfeeding. During World Breastfeeding Week, October 1-7, we’re celebrating that Two women breastfeeding in a parksupport. Read stories from women who found the support they needed to reach their personal breastfeeding goals.

Did you receive breastfeeding support?

If so, tell us who provided that support and how. You could win one of three $50 gift cards. Your story could be featured on our website (but only if you want it to).

To enter, submit your story using our online form

Find breastfeeding support in your area

Cholera outbreaks continue in Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Haiti. If you’re planning to travel to any of these places, get more information on the Government of Canada’s Travel Health website.

The vaccine for cholera is a drink called Dukoral. You can buy Dukoral from us by booking a travel clinic appointment. It may also be available at some pharmacies.

Visit the Dukoral website to learn more.

Our offices and clinics will be closed on Monday for the Labour Day holiday. Regular services resume Tuesday, September 3.


If you’re between the ages of 16 and 35, complete the survey at by October 31, 2013 for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

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