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Programs & Services


Breastfeeding Clinic

Provides care for mothers and babies with breastfeeding problems.

Offers care for mothers and babies who are having breastfeeding issues due to:

  • latching and sucking problems
  • baby with poor weight gain
  • premature babies
  • mothers and/or babies with special needs
  • mother has nipple and/or breast pain
  • milk supply concerns
  • mother on medicine while breastfeeding

Mothers and babies are seen by a nurse-lactation consultant at each visit. Care may include:

  • assessment of breastfeeding concerns
  • examination of mother and baby
  • review of normal baby feeding and behavior patterns
  • treatment recommendations
  • education/support handouts

Letters may be sent to doctor and local health units to ensure continuity of care

Follow-up appointments are made as needed.

Contact Details

Misericordia Community Hospital (Covenant Health)

Location Info
2nd floor, Mother Rosalie Building.
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5
Telephone
780-735-2577, 780-735-2731 (alternate)
Fax
780-735-2794
Getting There

Parking available

Public transportation is available on 87 Ave.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurse-lactation consultants (IBCLC)
Eligibility

Mothers and babies with breastfeeding problems.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations