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Breastfeeding Help

Updated December 1, 2022

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PRHC Breastfeeding Clinic 
Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

  • To make an appointment, call the Women & Children Inpatient Unit (A6): 705-876-5059
  • To speak with the lactation consultant directly, call: 705-743-2121 Ext. 2735

Health 811  Dial: 811

  • Free breastfeeding help from a Registered Nurse 24 hours a day (call or chat online).

Breastfeeding & Well Baby Clinic 705-748-9144
Peterborough Child and Family Centres, 201 Antrim Street, Peterborough

  • Community Health Nurse/Lactation Consultant available for free 1:1 support.
  • No appointment needed. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Telephone support also available.
  • NOTE:  Closed in August.

Maternal Infant Lactation Consulting  Susan Howlett IBCLC 705-930-0381

  • Home or virtual visits with a Certified Lactation Consultant (fee for service)
  • Call or book an appointment on-line

La Leche League 705-772-8861

  • Free telephone support from trained facilitators.
  • Free virtual and in-person meetings every month.

Lactation Support by Elly 705-761-2838

  • By appointment only, fee for service with receipts.

Kawartha Birth and Lactation, Mel Neal, LC 705-749-8861

  • Free telephone support from a Lactation Consultant.
  • In person or virtual consultations (fee for service).

Lavender and Play 705-874-3517

  • Free in person support by appointment only, on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Additional Supports

  • Breastfeeding Matters booklet, free download
  • Free telephone support in City of Kawartha Lakes call 1-866-888-4577, ext. 5003

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