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Breastfeeding Support

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.

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Telephone support at Health Connection: 705-721- 7520 or 1-877- 721-7520
Provides prenatal classes, the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program, and the Breastfeeding Place (Wednesday mornings 10:30-noon) for both prenatal and postpartum support.
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!


Phone: 705-445-4243


MotherCare Program
A part of the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program, provided at the EarlyON Centre; for both prenatal and postpartum support
Collingwood: Tuesdays 1-3pm
Wasaga Beach: Wednesday 12:30-2:30pm
705-445- 9770, ext 5230
Best Start - "Breastfeeding Matters"
211 Ontario
La Leche League
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Above is an excellent review document regarding all aspect of breastfeeding.
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To find local breastfeeding supports, prenatal classes and lactation consultants
call 211.
A peer support group for new mothers, parents and more. Call 1-800-665-4324 to find a group/leader today.
Breast Pump Rental
Breast Milk Pump
IDA Stuart Ellis Pharmacy, Collingwood: 705-445-4711
Shoppers Home Health Care, Barrie: 705-722-6336
Telehealth Ontario
Hand Expression of Breastmilk
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Breastfeeding hotline 24 hours a day
1-866- 797-0000
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
Barrie & Community Family Health Team
Barrie & Community Family Health Team
Prenatal & Well Baby Clinic
Call 705-721- 0370 or click the image above to go to their website.
South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre (Wasaga Beach)
Access the South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre located in Wasaga Beach by calling 705-444- 1888 or clicking the logo above to go to their website.

More Online Resources

Some more breastfeeding related resources below
International Breastfeeding Centre
A breastfeeding specialized clinic, to learn more click the link above.
Canadian Pediatric Society
This site was developed by the Canadian Pediatric Society and has great resources for kids of all ages, to learn more click the link above.
International Breastfeeding Centre
A breastfeeding informational site, to learn more click the link above.
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