We are a non-profit group with the primary goal of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding within Kamloops and the surrounding communities.
We strive to provide current, accurate breastfeeding information your family can depend on. We aim to:
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.
Another successful Milk Drive. 308 oz of donor milk shipped to BC Women's Milk Bank. Thanks to volunteers, donors and sponsors ( Lizzie Bits). Stay tuned for the next Milk Drive...August/ September. For information on donating see Milk Drive
Celebrating Breastfeeding Week: October 1-7th. BMIK is holding a Breastfeeding Challenge in association with the Quintessence Foundation. The first Saturday in October 2018.
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.
BMIK partnered with Interior Health Authority to sponsor 2 local artists for the Breastfeeding Art Expo.
KAMLOOPS Grand Opening: April 6, 2018 Sahali Mall
Expo April 6-13th
April 13- June: location : Kamloops Art Gallery BMO wall: ONLY 3 pieces of art will be displayed by our local artists: April Mazzelli, Maureen Smith and possibly Parboni Ghosh. All other artwork will be disbursed.
Save these dates to see 65 independent art works on breastfeeding. For more information go to Breastfeeding Art Expo.