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Programs & Services

Lactation Services

Provides help to breastfeeding moms / families and babies.

Offers breastfeeding support to:

  • women who have breast problems (e.g., sore nipples, yeast, mastitis, abscesses)
  • babies with tongue-ties, yeast, latching problems, or failure to thrive
  • pregnant women who need counselling because they are carrying more than 1 baby, have nipple concerns, had breast surgery, had concerns with breastfeeding other children or need support

A breastfeeding resource for doctors and healthcare providers, also offers teaching to medical students, residents, and nurses about breastfeeding.

Service Providers May Include
lactation consultants (IBCLCs), registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

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

Service Locations
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