Breastfeeding Committee for Saskatchewan



Upcoming Events...

Next BCS Teleconference Meetings

Jan 22, 2018 from 9 - 11am

AGM - April 16, 2018 in Regina
from 10am-4pm

Strategic Planning-June 11, 2018 in Saskatoon from 10am-4pm


In the news...

BCS Newsletter Winter 2017

September 26th - posted on BCS Website
My Breastfeeding Plan A Prenatal Planning and Communication Tool

Global Breastfeeding Challenge - Oct 1, 2016
>> Quintessence Foundation
 

Aug 1-7, 2016 - World Breastfeeding Week
http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/

March 1st 2017 - Happy IBCLC day

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute - Video: Great Reasons to Breastfeed

October 25th posted new "How you can help - Action Factsheets"

Sept 16, 2013 –
BCS Position Statement on Donor Human Milk Banking

The WHO Code and the Ethical Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

BCS Terms of Reference 2013

March 6, 2013 – International LC Day
L. Wright Celebrates 20 yrs as LC

February 11, 2013 –
BCS Position Statement on BFI

WHO says West Winds is
baby friendly
- Jan. 17, 2012
West Winds Primary Health Centre Saskatoon has been accredited by
the World Health Organization and
UNICEF as baby friendly.
>> READ MORE

Continuing Nursing Education: Breastfeeding Education/Support
E-Learning Event April 26, 2012
>> READ MORE

Quintessence Breastfeeding
Challenge 2011
- Oct. 1, 2011
Saskatchewan placed bronze!

Membership

  • The Committee will consist of representatives from a variety of practice areas and geographical areas in Saskatchewan and additional representatives from CPNP, LaLeche League, First Nations communities, CNE, Kids First and consumer representatives.
  • The Committee will maintain multi-disciplinary representation.
  • The executive of the Committee will have 2 co-chairs, 1 past chair, 1 secretary, 1 treasurer, and 2 members-at-large.
  • Visiting members are welcome to observe committee meetings with the approval of the co-chairs. Visiting members will not be allowed to vote on committee issues.

Active members represent a practice area or geographical area or organization that is concerned with maternal child health issues, or are mother-advocates who are invited to become a member and have received approval of the Board of Directors. Members must attend a minimum of 2 meetings per year in order to maintain status as an active member. Active members work towards the goals of the BCS. Membership reviewed annually at year end to ensure provincial representation.

Corresponding members receive all correspondence, can attend meetings upon approval of the chairs, but are not entitled to vote.

Affiliate members of the BCS are interested in furthering the aims of the BCC and apply for acceptance as an Affiliate Member through the approval of the Board of Directors by fulfilling the criteria as determined by the Board of Directors for Affiliate Membership status in the BCS and are not affiliated with the formula or the baby food industry in any way. Affiliates do not have voting privileges on the BCS.

BCS Members by former RHA

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