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We are happy to support whatever choice you make regarding how to feed your baby. If you choose to breastfeed, please see the following local support services which are available both before and after your baby is born.
Well Baby Clinic (Healthy Babies, Happy Families)
A midwife-led clinic working in partnership with CGMH and your family doctor to provide support to families after your babies arrive. They provide flexible visits at home, in our clinic at the Collingwood Obstetrics office or in hospital to support your new baby and give breastfeeding support. Also available to patients without local family doctors!
Best Start - "Breastfeeding Matters"
La Leche League
Above is an excellent review document regarding all aspect of breastfeeding.
To find local breastfeeding supports, prenatal classes and lactation consultants
A peer support group for new mothers, parents and more. Call 1-800-665-4324 to find a group/leader today.
Breast Pump Rental
IDA Stuart Ellis Pharmacy, Collingwood: 705-445-4711
Shoppers Home Health Care, Barrie: 705-722-6336
Hand Expression of Breastmilk
Breastfeeding hotline 24 hours a day
A helpful video/page from Stanford University regarding techniques of early hand expression of breast milk to help encourage successful breastfeeding.
For Those Without a Family Doctor
Well Baby Clinic (Healthy Babies, Happy Families) - see above, or the two options below
More Online Resources
Some more breastfeeding related resources below
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