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Jack Newman

DR. JACK NEWMAN is a Toronto pediatrician who has practised medicine since 1970. In 1984 he established the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada, at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, and today runs a breastfeeding clinic in Toronto. Jack has been a consultant with UNICEF’s Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and is a popular speaker at conferences across North America and beyond. He is the father of three children, all breast-fed.

TERESA PITMAN, former executive director of La Leche League Canada, has been helping mothers with breastfeeding for more than twenty-five years. Her articles on parenting and other topics have appeared in Today’s Parent, Pregnancy, Baby and Toddler, Mothering, Chatelaine, More and other magazines. Teresa is the author or co-author of twelve other books on parenting topics, most recently the eighth edition of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. She is the mother of four breastfed children. Follow her on Twitter @whattpwrites.


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