Infant and Newborn Nutrition

The birth of a baby is a joyful event that brings up a lot of questions, especially with regard to nutrition.

The Institut national de santé publique du Québec’s From Tiny Tot to Toddler: A Practical Guide for Parents from Pregnancy to Age Two This link opens a new window.offers information on nutrition for babies. Among other issues, it answers questions about breastfeeding, how to introduce new foods, and food allergies. 

Help and Resources

Resources for help and support

  • Info-Santé 811 is a telephone consultation service available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, everywhere in Québec

To obtain information tailored to your needs, contact one of the following resources:

  • Your family doctor or your child’s pediatrician
  • Your CLSC

To find contact information for your family medical clinic or CLSC, go to the Finding a Resource section.

Breastfeeding support

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Last update: November 29, 2016 1:04 PM


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