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Breastfeeding Help

Updated: May 4, 2023

Peterborough Region has many different breastfeeding supports to offer new parents.

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

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 July.

La Leche League 705-749-8861

  • Telephone Support: Breastfeeding information and support by telephone from trained facilitators (year round).
  • Drop-in Support Groups meet at the Peterborough Child and Family Centres (except July and August)
    • 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. (free dinner)
    • 4th Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

Health 811  Dial: 811

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

Peterborough Public Health does not endorse or take any responsibility for any independent practitioner/consultant or their services. Fees may be arranged privately between the client and the practitioner/ lactation consultant.

Peterborough Breastfeeding Coalition logo. Includes line artwork of parent breastfeeding and the following text. Peterborough Breastfeeding Coalition, Breastfeeding Matters.   Printable Resource (PDF) – Updated March 2023