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Halton Breastfeeding Connection


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What is the Halton Breastfeeding Connection?

The Halton Breastfeeding Connection is a volunteer program that provides mother to-mother telephone support for expectant or breastfeeding mothers.

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What services does the Halton Breastfeeding Connection provide?

  • Trained volunteers who have breastfed a minimum of 6 months provide breastfeeding support.
  • The service is free of charge and help is provided over the telephone in your home.
  • Frequency of calls is arranged between the mother and the volunteer and calls continue for as long as the mother requires support.
  • Help is provided with the normal process of nursing.
  • Volunteers share information about breastfeeding and provide support and encouragement.

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How do I contact the Halton Breastfeeding Connection?

  • You can contact the Halton Breastfeeding Connection by calling the Health Department at 905-825-6000.
  • You can register online for a prenatal Halton Breastfeeding Connection option or postnatal Halton Breastfeeding Connection option. If you are currently pregnant and interested in the program, you are encouraged to register one month before your due date.
  • Your volunteer will contact you before your due date to get to know you and answer any questions you have.
  • After you give birth, your volunteer will call you regularly and you can also call her as needed.

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Where are Breastfeeding Clinics located?

In Halton

905-878-2383 ext. 7610

Around the Halton area

  • The Trillium Health Centre
905-848-7653, Option 1
905 813-2200
519-846-2715 ext. 3616
905-522-1155 x33485

Community Resources

  • Lactation consultants (breastfeeding specialists who may charge a fee) can visit your home. This is not covered by OHIP. Call your local breastfeeding clinic or call the Health Department for contact information.
  • HaltonParents Information Line
    Dial 311 or Call 905-825-6000
    Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30pm

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