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Breastfeeding Help And Support - Barrie and Area

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has developed a list of community services for your information. It does not represent a complete listing of all available services. It is not intended as an endorsement of any individual or service. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit does not assume responsibility for services provided by other organizations or service providers.

Agency/Service Contact Information Description of Service
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit: Online Breastfeeding Support Groupwww.smdhu.org/BreastfeedingGroups SMDHU Online Breastfeeding Support Group. Every Monday from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. (except for Statutory Holidays) and Wednesday from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Registration required.
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit: In-person Breastfeeding Support Group. www.smdhu.org/BreastfeedingGroupsThursday from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Barrie EarlyON Centre, 129 Ferris Lane, Barrie. For more information, click here
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit:

Health Connection

1-877-721-7520

www.simcoemuskokahealth.org

Free, confidential health information and advice at your fingertips. Breastfeeding telephone support provided by a Health Connection Nurse Monday to Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm.
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit:

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program

1-877-721-7520

www.simcoemuskokahealth.org


For women and their families in the prenatal period, and families with children from birth until their transition to school. Program offers support in the home to children and parents identified with difficulties to help with healthy pregnancy, feeding (including breastfeeding), nutrition education, healthy child development, baby care, safety, adjusting to parenthood, and more. Self-referral is encouraged.

211 Community Connection Dial 211 or 1-866-743-7818

www.communityconnection.ca

Find local community programs and supports, i.e. prenatal education, doulas, lactation consultants, dietitians, First Nations, Metis, Inuit or Francophone services, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Barrie & Community Family Health Team:

Breastfeeding Services

705-721-0370 Option #4 

www.barriefht.ca

Individual breastfeeding appointment with a Lactation Consultant, Monday to Friday or with a PHN on Fridays. Can self-refer. Accepts non-members. 370 Bayview Drive, 3rd Floor, Barrie, ON L4N 7L3. 
Barrie Midwives 705-727-7660

www.barriemidwives.com

Midwifery practice clients only.

Health care for pregnant women and their babies during the first six weeks after baby, including breastfeeding support.
Barrie Native Friendship Centre:

Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program 

705-721-7689 ext. 215

www.barrienfc.ca

Indigenous culturally based supports to Indigenous families. Working with families and their children with physical, mental, emotional and social issues including prenatal support and supports for children ages 0 to 6.
Dr. Margaret Kazanczuk. MD, IBCLC304-5 Quarry Ridge Rd
Barrie, ON L4M 7G1
Phone: 705-503-9133
Fax: 705-503-0300
Physician/IBCLC able to see clients requiring medical management for lactation concerns. Referrals from family Dr. recommended.
International Breastfeeding Centre ($)  www.nbci.ca Online breastfeeding information, answers breastfeeding questions by email and individual appointments at the clinic for a fee.
Health811 

811

(TTY 1-866-797-0007)

www.Ontario.ca/Health811

Free, secure, confidential service 24 hours a day, seven days a week for non-urgent health questions and concerns. Talk with a health professional by phone or chat online.

La Leche League www.lllc.ca/barrieExperienced mother-to-mother breastfeeding information, support and encouragement through trained volunteer leaders. Services by phone consultations or monthly group meetings
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