Breastfeeding Matters

Welcome to Breastfeeding Matters -- South Vancouver Island!

We are a Canadian registered charity dedicated to protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in the South Vancouver Island area.

Our group members are breastfeeding advocates from the Greater Victoria area including physicians, public health nurses, doulas, breastfeeding counsellors, lactation consultants, nutritionists, La Leche League Leaders, childbirth educators and breastfeeding mothers.


The 2014 Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge was held on Saturday, October 4 at Mayfair Mall Centre Court.

73 Moms nursed 74 happy babies! Thank you Mayfair Centre for hosting, and VIHA for organizing!

New! Online Membership Form! Just $20, Paypal or cheque.

The Breastfeeding Matters AGM was held Feb 23, 2014, at UVic's Cinecenta.

The AGM followed a screening of Breastmilk - The Movie. The movie was well received and stimulated some good discussion.

Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge - October 5, 2013 - Results here

Here is Jodine Chase's 'Prezi' about milk banking and milk sharing from last year's AGM

New resource for grandparents - Great pictures and information!

New! The Milk Bank has a great website!

Click here for the Milk Bank FAQs

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