ATTENTION: The Newman Breastfeeding Clinic will be CLOSED November 29 to December 4, 2016. We are unable to schedule appointments or return phone calls/emails during this time. The clinic will re-open Monday, December 5, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

WELCOME TO THE
INTERNATIONAL BREASTFEEDING CENTRE

A non-profit organization since 2010, the International Breastfeeding Centre (ibc) offers breastfeeding support, education, and training.

 

ibc is home to the world-renowned Newman Breastfeeding Clinic, where thousands of families from Ontario and abroad seek breastfeeding help and support.

 

Our vision is to be an internationally respected and critically acclaimed centre of excellence in the study and teaching of lactation medicine, and the practice of breastfeeding management and support.

ibc is composed of three departments

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Newman Breastfeeding
Clinic

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Centre for Breastfeeding Education

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Centre for Breastfeeding Studies

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Looking to book an appointment with a lactation consultant?

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Dr. Jack Newman graduated from the University of Toronto medical school in 1970 and completed his residency at Vancouver General Hospital.  Following this, he trained in pediatrics in Quebec City and then at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto from 1977-1981.  In 1981, Dr. Newman became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, as well as Board Certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 

Dr. Newman was a staff paediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children emergency department from 1983 to 1992, and acted as Chief of Emergency Services for a short period.  During his time at the Hospital for Sick Children, he founded the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984.  He has been a consultant for UNICEF for the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, where he evaluated the first candidate hospitals in Gabon, the Ivory Coast, and Canada.  In 2013, Dr. Newman was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for service to the community.

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

In the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)
1255 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, M2K 1E2

Ph: 416-498-0002
Fax: 416-498-0012

SUPPORT IBC!

 

Lactation support is not funded by any level of Canadian government.  Your support helps us continue to offer the services for which it has become renowned – helping and supporting families to achieve their own breastfeeding goals.  It also helps us to provide free support and resources via our website to families and health care providers unable to visit us in person.

 

Individual donations represent the single largest source of support for ibc. Thank you!

 

Donations can be made at canadianbreastfeedingfoundation.org.  Please direct your donation (Fund/Designation) to ibc – The International Breastfeeding Centre.

 

Charitable tax receipts are available.

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