It’s National Breast Feeding Week in Canada and our very own High River Hospital is getting involved. Between Tuesday, October 1 and Monday, October 7, the High River Hospital Multidisciplinary Breastfeeding Committee is going to be helping local families understand skin to skin contact and the benefits of breast feeding. While many women find it challenging, painful or even medically impossible to breast feed, this week is all about empowering parents to make their best educated decision on all feeding options available to them. Lactation Consultant and Chair of the High River Hospital Breast Feeding Committee, Marie Corns, says it’s important to talk about breast feeding, feeding education and the struggles many parents have. “You know, not everyone chooses to breast feed, and for some people there are struggles that happen. We appreciate that there is a lot of diversity in infant feeding and we just want people to feel confident no matter what way they’re choosing to feed their children.” “Basically we want to empower people with the best start. Most of our hospital policies are set up to help parents breast feed and to provide safe informa...