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Local Breastfeeding Services

roleWhether your grandchild is just beginning to breastfeed or has been breastfeeding for many months, sometimes breastfeeding help is needed. Many breastfeeding mothers find friendship and support through mom-to-mom support groups and professional breastfeeding services.

There are many things you can do to show your grandbaby’s parents that you care about their decision to begin breastfeeding and to keep it going. It is valuable for you to know where breastfeeding information and help is located in their community.

Health Connection

Breastfeeding support and information provided by a public health nurse over the telephone, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. call 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 or email Your Health Connection


Telehealth Ontario
Telephone advice and support for breastfeeding 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from a registered nurse.1-866-797-0000 or TTY :1-866-797-0007
Local Breastfeeding Help
 A map of prenatal & breastfeeding services that are available in communities across Simcoe Muskoka
Regional Breastfeeding Services
  • Breastfeeding Place: Mom-to-mom and public health nurse support. For dates, times and locations in Barrie, Alliston and Collingwood call Health Connections
  • Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) Lactation Services: Offers 1-1 support with a Lacatation Consultant or Public Health Nurse. Can self-refer and do not need to be a member of the BCFHT. For an appointment call 705-721-0370
  • CSC Chigamik CHC: Offers drop-in breastfeeding support from a lactation consultant and registered nurse. Wednesday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. 845 King St. Unit #10, Midland ON L4R 0B7
  • Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare Hunstville District Memorial Hospital: Offers 1-1 support with a lactation consultant. For an appointment call 705-789-2311 ext: 2261
  • Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic: Offers 1-1 support from a lactation consultant. Call for an appointment 705-325-2201 ext. 3573
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