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Halton Breastfeeding Connection

Registration

  • Online
  • You are encouraged to call 1 month before your due date.

Interested in volunteering? Check out our volunteer section.

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. Register Online
  • If you are interested in the program, you are encouraged to call 1 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

905-338-4131
905-878-2383 ext. 7610
905-681-4840

Around the Halton area

905-799-7700
905-799-7700
  • The Trillium Health Centre
    (Mississauga)
905-848-7653, Option 1
905 813-2200
519-846-2715 ext. 3616
905-522-1155 x33485
905-546-3550

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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