This page was reviewed or revised on Thursday, January 24, 2013 1:19 PM
A lactation consultant from the County of Lambton Child Health & Dental Services Department 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.
Do you require one-to-one help? Call Jan Herbert, public health nurse and lactation consultant with Child Health and Dental Services at 519 383-8331 ext. 3564 or toll free 1-800-667-1839 to arrange a telephone, office or home visit. For more information and a video presentation visit Dr. Jack Newman at www.breastfeedinginc.ca
A public health nurse from Child Health & Dental Services 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.
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.
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.