About Us

Breastfeeding: the biological norm

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We are a non-profit group with the primary goal of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding within Kamloops and the surrounding communities. 

Our Mission

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 We strive to provide current, accurate breastfeeding information your family can depend on. We aim to:

  • Serve families as a not-for-profit breastfeeding information website
  • Upload the latest breastfeeding information on our facebook page
  • Promote breastfeeding as the natural way to feed infants and young children
  • Collaborate with other health systems and act as an advocate for change in the community​

Our Vision

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Our vision is to have breastfeeding mothers and families able to get accurate information and timely support in the hospital, at home, in public places, and at work in order to meet their breastfeeding goals. 

Events

Breast milk Depot in Kamloops

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Did you know that Interior Health has a Breastmilk Depot in Kamloops.  If you have more milk than your baby needs, you can donate it to BC Women’s Milk Bank and give the gift of life.


You must be healthy and not taking any medicine.  Contact BC Women’s Milk Bank to get screened http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/labour-birth-post-birth-care/milk-bank/donating-milk.   


Once you have been screened, You can drop of your donations at 519 Columbia St, Kamloops.

Breastfeeding Challenge/Celebration

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Celebrating Breastfeeding Week: October 1-7th.  BMIK is holding a Breastfeeding Challenge in association with the Quintessence Foundation.  The first Saturday in October 2018. 

Letter Campagne

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BMIK is encouraging individuals to write to Interior Health to request reinstatement of the Lactation Consultant at RIH and to put a Milk Depot in the community.   

For more information go the Baby Friendly page and Milk Depot page.

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