Local breastfeeding supports

Breastfeeding

Many breastfeeding supports are available in Halton.

Online supports

Telephone supports

  • HaltonParents: Dial 311 or 905-825-6000 to speak to a public health nurse about breastfeeding questions or concerns, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
  • Telehealth: Dial 1-866-797-0000 to reach Telehealth Ontario breastfeeding support nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Halton Breastfeeding Connection mother-to-mother support: Dial 311 or 905-825-6000 to register for mother-to-mother telephone support through the Halton Breastfeeding Connection. An experienced volunteer mother will connect with you for ongoing support to help guide you through your breastfeeding questions and challenges.

Community supports

The Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative website provides an excellent selection of breastfeeding supports including support by phone, local breastfeeding clinics, group supports and online information.