Jack Newman

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Born 1946

Dr. Jack Newman, MD is a Canadian physician specializing in breastfeeding support and advocacy. He has written many articles and produced many videos about breastfeeding which are distributed widely by breastfeeding resource centers and websites, opened the first hospital breastfeeding clinic in Canada in 1984, speaks regularly at conferences (La Leche League, IBCLC), and has been a consultant for Unicef's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. He is also the co-author of Dr.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born in 1946.


1970 24 Years Old He graduated from the University of Toronto medical school in 1970, interning at the Vancouver General Hospital before working as senior house surgeon at the Hutt Hospital in New Zealand.


1977 31 Years Old Between 1977 and 1981 he did his paediatric training in Quebec City and Toronto, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1980 and board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1981. … Read More
1983 37 Years Old From 1983 to 1992 Dr. Newman worked as a staff pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
1984 38 Years Old In 1984 he opened the first hospital-based breastfeeding clinic in Canada, at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. … Read More


2005 59 Years Old The last clinic at the North York General Hospital garnered support at the end of 2005 when it was announced that it was being closed but was closed regardless. … Read More
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