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Breastfeeding Support Services

This page was reviewed or revised on Friday, May 30, 2014 4:00 PM

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

A public health nurse from Lambton Public Health teaches a monthly prenatal class on breastfeeding. This class discusses the benefits of breastfeeding, “how to” breastfeed, avoid problems and to get help when needed. The class is free, but registration is required. Call 519 383-8331 ext. 3557 or toll free 1-800-667-1839 to register.

One-to-One Help

Do you require one-to-one help? Call 519-383-3817 or toll free 1-800-667-1839 Ext. 3817 to arrange a telephone, office, Drop-in or home visit.

Infant Feeding

A public health nurse from Lambton Public Health is available to talk with you about any infant feeding concerns. Call 519-383-8331 ext. 3568, toll free 1-800-667-1839 or attend one of our regularly scheduled drop-in programs. Locations and times are listed in our brochure - PDF available at the bottom of this page.

Other Community Resources for Breastfeeding Mothers

La Leche League Canada
La Leche League Canada is an international, non-profit organization of volunteers that provides education, information, support and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

North Lambton Community Health Centre
59 King St., W., Forest - 519 786-4545
A community breast pump is available at North Lambton Community Health Centre, Forest and at Kettle Point Health Services for individuals living in North Lambton. Use of the breast pump is free, but you are required to purchase a $20 tubing kit.

Parent Drop-in Program

This is a time when you can speak with a public health nurse, weigh your baby, find answers to your child care and feeding questions, and meet other parents in your community. For more information call 519 383-8331 or toll free 1-800-667-1839 ext. 3559. To view drop-in programs click here.