• MCNIG shares the core values of RNAO and respects human dignity and diversity.
  • MCNIG promotes and adopts the core values of The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA).
  • MCNIG supports Health Canada's National Guidelines - Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care.
  • MCNIG promotes, supports and protects exclusive breastfeeding as the optimal method of infant feeding until 6 months with continued breastfeeding until 24 months and beyond.
  • MCNIG endorses the Health Canada and WHO/UNICEF statement on breastfeeding including the Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI)TM and the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
  • MCNIG supports and promotes Evidence-Based Practice including RNAO's Best Practice Guidelines.