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Breastfeeding Services

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Prenatal and Post-Partum

  • Our breastfeeding program is run by our nurses and lactation consultants. It is offered to all clinic patients and their partners. 
  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes offical start date: TBA 
  • Please call  (905) 853-3103 ext 2070, to register
  • Please take a look at our prenatal/postnatal information package and resources

During the Prenatal Breastfeeding Consultation

Patients will be educated on:
  • Benefits of breastfeeding (e.g. decreased risk for baby, benefits for mother)
  • How to optimize breastfeeding by getting a good start
  • Comfortable positions and a good latch
  • Baby led latching
  • Hunger cues
  • Frequency of feeds 
  • Normal infant behavior and normal feelings 
  • Expressing and storing breastmilk
  • Concerns and where to get help
  • What to do if your baby does need more

During the Post-Partum Breastfeeding Assessment

  • Physical assessment of baby and breast exam of mom will be preformed
  • Breastfeeding observation and educating parents to determine if their baby is feeding enough
  • Address any questions, problems, or concerns regarding breastfeeding

Our Partners
  • Southlake Community OHT
  • Southlake Regional Health Centre
  • Aurora-Newmarket Family Health Team
  • Health for All Family Health Team
  • Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • La Leche League Canada
  • Central Regional Cancer Program
  • Thrombosis Canada
  • Osteoporosis Canada