Skilled lactation support helps families achieve their breastfeeding goals but is often less accessible to socially or economically disadvantaged families. This contributes to breastfeeding inequities.
The Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition and the Department of Nutritional Sciences has a partnership with the Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC), to investigate opportunities to increase access to skilled lactation support through the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP).
This report presents the highlights of the first five years of the Parkdale Infant Nutrition Security Targeted Evaluation Project (PINSTEP) partnership.
This blog post has been adapted from an article originally posted on by the University of Toronto https://childnutrition.utoronto.ca/parkdale-infant-nutrition-security-targeted-evaluation-project-pinstep