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Programs & Services

Public Health Breastfeeding Support Services

Breastfeeding support through telephone counselling and home visits. Public Health Nurses respond to questions and concerns about infant feeding.

This service continues to be offered, following COVID-19 protocols, and may include in-person contact when indicated.

Public Health offers breastfeeding support and education through prenatal education, telephone counseling and home visits. Public Health Nurses respond to questions and concerns about infant feeding.

After the birth of a baby, a Public Health Nurse contacts the family to inquire about how their baby is feeding; and to offer information, support and services.

Breastfeeding support services may include support from an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant.


Contact Details

Red Deer Johnstone Crossing Community Health Centre

300 Jordan Parkway
Red Deer, Alberta
T4P 0G8
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm


If the baby is two weeks of age or younger and it is a weekend call the public health nurse in Red Deer (403) 356-6363. If concerned about an older babies evenings and weekends call HEALTHLink.

Service Providers May Include
lactation consultants, public health nurses (PHNs)
Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations